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Employment and income

Our research on Employment and Incomes looks at trends in employment, wages, skills and the changing nature of work. Topics include the gender pay gap, public sector pay, the rise in self-employment and the effect of the tax and benefit system on labour supply.

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The menopause "penalty"

Working Paper
We estimate the effect of menopause diagnosis on employment and earnings, reliance on social safety net programs, and demand for medical care.

18 March 2024

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt

Spring Budget 2024

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All our analysis of the Spring Budget 2024. Includes research, comment, explainers and more.

6 March 2024

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Self-employment and labor market risks

Working Paper
This paper finds that the self-employed are subject to larger earnings fluctuations than employees and they frequently transition into unemployment.

9 January 2024

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Inequality in the UK: 1968-2021

Report
How have employment and earnings changed in the UK over the last 50 years? What has the effect been on average incomes and income inequality?

29 November 2023

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Autumn Statement 2023

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All our IFS analysis of Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement 2023.

22 November 2023

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The changing geography of jobs

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This report examines the way in which ‘hollowing out’ and other labour market trends have shaped the economic geography of the UK.

13 November 2023