Poverty, inequality and social mobility

Poverty, inequality and social mobility

Our research looks at inequalities in living standards, education, health and other outcomes. We study the role of labour market outcomes, taxes and benefits, and structural forces like globalisation in shaping trends in poverty, inequality and social mobility.

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Benefits and tax credits

This chapter finds that though benefits reforms pushed more people into work, the work is often part-time, low-paid and with little progression.

1 February 2023

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Political inequality

We explore the relationship between political and economic inequality in the UK.

2 December 2022

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Inequality and immigration

This chapter investigates the relationship between immigration and inequality in the UK over the past 40 years.

14 November 2022

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Race and ethnicity

This chapter considers inequalities across ethnic groups in the United Kingdom and finds that there is no single story of advantage or disadvantage.

14 November 2022

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Racial and ethnic inequalities

At this online event we presented and discussed findings from a new report on racial and ethnic inequalities.

14 November 2022