State pensions

State pensions

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Where next for the state pension?

Event 13 December 2023 at 10:00 via Slido and YouTube
At this online event, IFS researchers will present findings from a major new report on the future of the state pension in the UK.
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Launch of the Pensions Review

On 20th April the Pensions Review, led by the Institute for Fiscal Studies in partnership with abrdn Financial Fairness Trust, was launched.

20 April 2023

Office meeting

The gender gap in pension saving

We document disparities in pension incomes and pension saving between men and women in the UK, and analyse the drivers behind these gaps.

8 March 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 future of public sector pensions

We sit down with one of the architects behind the current public pensions system and discuss whether it is sustainable or needs further reform.

13 July 2022

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Recent and future patterns of work around state pension age

Event 20 June 2022 at 11:00
How long are people's working lives? Are they getting longer or - since the pandemic - shorter? What will the working lives be like for future generations approaching state pension age? These are some of the questions we look to answer at this event which comes at the end of a large 2-year programme of work from the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Centre for Ageing Better.
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How does spending change through retirement?


At this event, IFS researchers presented the findings of new research on the spending patterns of current retirees. Following this, Carolyn Jones, Head of Pensions Policy and Strategy at the Money and Pensions Service, gave a response to the findings of the report.

19 May 2022