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IFS issues frequent press releases and observations and features regularly in online, broadcast and printed media. Staff also write and contribute to news articles.

IFS research staff are happy to speak to the press about the findings of our work. If you are a member of the press and have an enquiry or would like to receive new press releases by email, please contact Bonnie Brimstone or Kirsty Ridyard. You can reach our 24 hour press line on 07730 667 013.

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Most people say, when prompted, that they are concerned about inequalities. But the degree of concern is highly variable, and the concern is not matched by a consensus about what, if anything, government should do.
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We find for about a quarter of the workforce (8 million people), vacancies in occupations relevant to them remain at least 10% below pre-pandemic levels.
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Research Economist Isabel Stockton responds to the ONS' latest public sector finances data.

Latest press releases and announcements

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Most people say, when prompted, that they are concerned about inequalities. But the degree of concern is highly variable, and the concern is not matched by a consensus about what, if anything, government should do.
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Today marks the launch of the Latin American and Caribbean Inequality Review
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We find for about a quarter of the workforce (8 million people), vacancies in occupations relevant to them remain at least 10% below pre-pandemic levels.
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Research Economist Isabel Stockton responds to the ONS' latest public sector finances data.
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By age 27, graduates are 10 percentage points more likely to have moved away from the area where they grew up than otherwise similar non-graduates.
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The Prime Minister's new funding settlement for health and social care in England will likely be sufficient to cover COVID-19-related pressures on the NHS over the next two years, 2022−23 and 2023−24. But the government’s new plans imply next-to-nothing in the way of additional virus-related ...
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IFS Associate Director and Research Director of Tax and Development Anne Brockmeyer has been awarded a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowship.
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Lots of research has demonstrated how people with higher-earning parents tend to have higher earnings. New IFS research, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and published today, shows that having wealthy parents is even more important when it comes to determining the wealth of ...