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Budget analysis

Researchers at IFS carry out ongoing evaluation of the government's fiscal position. After each Autumn Statement, Budget and Spending Review, we publish analysis of the Chancellor's proposals and reforms as well as our examination of the public finances.
IFS analysis relating to the Spring Statement 2018.
IFS analysis relating to the autumn Budget 2017.
IFS analysis relating to the spring Budget 2017.
IFS analysis relating to the 2016 Autumn Statement.
IFS analysis relating to the Budget 2016. Slides from our Budget briefing and related analysis are available here.
The Autumn Statement 2015 will be delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, on Wednesday 25 November. IFS researchers will present their analysis at a briefing the following day, and presentation slides will be available online.
Chancellor George Osborne delivered the first Budget of this parliament on Wednesday 8 July 2015 – the first Budget from a Conservative government for almost 19 years. The Institute for Fiscal Studies presented its analysis of the Summer Budget on the following day.
Chancellor George Osborne delivered his last Budget of this parliament on Wednesday 18 March. The following day, on Thursday 19 March, the Institute for Fiscal Studies held a lunchtime briefing. The presentations from IFS researchers are available here.
The Autumn Statement 2014 will be made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, on Wednesday 3 December. IFS researchers will present their analysis the following day.
IFS analysis relating to the Budget 2014. Slides from our Budget briefing and related analysis are available here.
IFS analysis relating to the Autumn Statement 2013.
IFS analysis relating to the Spending Round 2015-16.
IFS analysis relating to the Budget 2013.
IFS analysis relating to the Autumn Statement 2012.
IFS analysis relating to the Budget 2012.
here you will find research relevant to the Autumn Statement 2011.
A resource page for the Budget 2011.
Resources and analysis relating to the 2010 Spending Review.
IFS analysis looks at the issues likely to come up in the Budget as well as at the proposal for an Office of Budget Responsibility, which issued its first report on Monday 14 June.
Analysis of the three main parties' proposals in the run-up to the general election 2010 and of Labour's record between 1997 and 2010.
Presentations from our Budget briefing are available online. Related publications and analysis are also available on our Budget page.
Analysis relating to the PBR 2009.
Analysis relating to the Budget 2009.
Analysis relating to the PBR 2008.
Analysis relating to the Budget 2008.
Analysis relating to the PBR and CSR 2007.
Analysis relating to the Budget 2007
Analysis to the PBR 2006.
Analysis relating to the Budget 2006.
Analysis relating to the PBR 2005.
Analysis relating to the Budget 2005.
Analysis relating to PBR 2004.
Analysis relating to the 2004 spending review.
Analysis relating to Budget 2004.
Analysis relating to PBR 2003.
Analysis relating to the Budget 2003.