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The structure of welfare

Report

This Election Briefing Note looks at whether we can see a difference between the parties in their approach to taxes and benefits.

1 January 2001

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Fiscal reforms since May 1997

Report

Focusing on the distributional consequences, this paper details the changes in the tax and benefit system in the Labour government's Budgets since they came to power in 1997.

1 October 2000

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Corporate tax harmonisation in Europe: a guide to the debate

Report

This report aims to shed some light on the complex issues that surround this debate. Topics addressed include recent trends in corporate tax systems, costs imposed by having diverse national corporate taxes within Europe, proposals for limited co-ordination of corporate income taxes within the EU and more ambitious options for corporate tax harmonisation.

1 May 2000

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Pressures in UK healthcare: challenges for the NHS

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This commentary examines the role of both the public and private sectors in delivering healthcare in the UK. How does the UK compare with other countries? What is the role of private finance in the delivery of healthcare? What variations in NHS quality are seen across the UK? How much additional pressure is there likely to be on the NHS budget in future as a result of an ageing population?

1 May 2000

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Taxation and economic growth

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This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical evidence to assess whether a consensus arises as to how taxation affects the rate of economic growth.

1 March 2000