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Kathleen Kiernan, Sam Crossman and Angus Phimister
Families play a fundamental role in nurturing, socialising and supporting children until at least they become independent, and they in turn become the citizens, workers and parents of tomorrow.
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Concerns about how much income ‘the rich’ have, the activities from which it is derived, and how much tax is paid on it are central to debates about inequality.
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This chapter assesses inequality between firms in the UK.
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Spatial inequalities in the UK are profound and persistent. This IFS Deaton Review of Inequalities chapter looks at their impacts.
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In this chapter, we look at the options and trade-offs for the Chancellor ahead of the forthcoming Spending Review.
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Christian Schulz
The COVID-19 pandemic and policy responses to it have continued to dominate global economic developments over the past year.
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Benjamin Nabarro
The UK’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic has so far proven rapid but incomplete, and remains contorted by sectoral and regional imbalances.
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Since the March Budget, encouraging early indicators on the recovery in consumer spending, the labour market and government revenues have led to an upwards revision in most economic forecasts.
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The Chancellor was right to suspend the current set of fiscal targets during the pandemic, and he is also right to take time to consider what a good set of post-pandemic targets will be.
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We examine what’s happened and what’s next for councils in England and Wales, focusing on the short-term financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the medium-term financial outlook, and planned and potential financial and service reforms over the next few years.