Felicity Buchan MP and leading experts in tax will discuss whether the UK should make more use of taxes on wealth. Even if the overall tax take doesn’t rise, should more be raised from wealth for distributional reasons? And, if we are to tax wealth more, should this be achieved by reforming current taxes, such as those on property, capital gains and inheritances?
At this IFS event, experts will discuss new financial pressures and service responsibilities for councils in England and Wales as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, forthcoming reforms to the council funding system and social care reforms.
The IFS Green Budget 2021, in association with Citi and with funding from the Nuffield Foundation, will analyse the ongoing impacts of the pandemic, its economic legacy, and the big decisions confronting Chancellor Rishi Sunak as he prepares for his upcoming Budget and Spending Review.
We are always looking for passionate full-time and part-time research economists, post-doctoral fellows, graduate scholars and summer students. This is a great opportunity to meet us, and ask question about life at IFS and our recruitment process.
The UK is committed to reducing net greenhouse gas emissions that arise from UK-based activities to zero by 2050. Achieving these targets will require large shifts away from emissions-intensive activity from both consumers and producers.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce his Autumn 2021 Budget and Spending Review on Wednesday 27 October. IFS researchers will present their initial analysis of the Chancellor's announcements on the public finances, spending on public services, and the tax and the benefit system on the following day.
The ADBI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) are bringing together leading researchers to present their cutting edge empirical research on sanitation and development over the course of this two-day conference.
Why should people save for retirement and why do governments intervene in people's pension saving decisions? How has the UK pension system changed over time? This lecture will discuss key themes around pension saving, specifically discussing the UK policy context.