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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Centre for Economic Justice

Reports

The Centre’s research agenda covers a broad range of policy areas, both deepening the work of the Commission on Economic Justice and broadening it to new topics.

Prices and profits after the pandemic

New analysis shows that the profits of the largest non-financial companies were up 34 per cent at the end of 2021 compared to pre pandemic levels

20/06/2022
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Prosperity and justice after the pandemic

To ‘build back better’ we will have to do much more than increase investment: we need to challenge damaging concentrations of power.

22/09/2021
Publication Report Economy Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

The truth tellers: Why we need profound audit sector reform now

Bad governance and poor management with too little accountability in businesses leave the UK economy with significant costs. Auditors should be the gatekeepers helping to keep such financial mismanagement at bay, yet too often they are failing to do so.

21/04/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Business Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Tax and recovery: Beyond the binary

Some taxes can be raised this year without stifling the recovery, especially if the Chancellor commits to a major stimulus package alongside them. We identified four priority tax reforms that could make the system more balanced, more sustainable, and could prevent inequality from escalating further.

26/02/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR