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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Children going to school

Health inequalities

There are marked differences in life expectancy between the regions of England, the countries in the UK, and the UK and other wealthy countries.

4 November 2022

Big Ben

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


Education inequalities

We look at shifts in the education landscape in the UK and its impact on inequalities.

16 August 2022