Pensioner benefits

Pensioner benefits

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Cross generational family

The future of the state pension

This IFS Pensions Review report sets out key challenges for the UK’s state pension system and suggests a way forward for the future

13 December 2023

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The Pensions Review

The Pensions Review assesses what pensions policy and the economic environment mean for future retirees’ living standards, recommending reform options

22 February 2023

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IFS Green Budget 2022

The IFS Green Budget 2022 takes stock of the economic and fiscal outlook following Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget and analyses the challenges ahead.

11 October 2022

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The risk of pension inattention in a DC world


We shed light on the issue that ‘deferred’ pensions that people no longer contribute to might provide declining value for money over time if people do not engage with them.

1 February 2022

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Why are pensions important?


As part of this year’s Festival of Social Science, IFS delivered a public economic talk on "Why are pensions important?" aimed at A-level and undergraduate students who have an interest in economics or might want to pursue a career in public policy research.

1 November 2021

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A wealth tax to help pay for Covid? (Labour Party Conference fringe event)


Dame Angela Eagle MP and leading experts in tax discussed 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?

28 September 2021