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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Centre for Economic Justice

Just tax: Reforming the taxation of income from wealth and work

The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world, and income inequality could be set to worsen as capital and property ownership become more important sources of income generation....

09/09/2019
Publication Report Economy IPPR Centre for Economic Justice

The future is ours: Women, automation and equality in the digital age

Automation will produce significant productivity gains that will reshape specific sectors and occupations. These gains are likely to be recirculated, with jobs reallocated rather than eliminated, economic output increased, and new sources of wealth created.

16/07/2019
Publication Report Economy Automation Equality Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

There is an alternative: Ending austerity in the UK

Since 2010/11, successive UK governments have chosen to impose a programme of austerity in an attempt to reduce the budget deficit. This period of austerity is set to be the longest pause in real...

03/07/2019
Publication Report Economy Budget Centre for Economic Justice Future Welfare State IPPR

The UK in the global economy

In recent years our economy has been growing, but most people are no better off than a decade ago. For many people the economy does not appear to be working at all.

09/05/2019
Publication Graphic guide IPPR Economy Centre for Economic Justice

A Wealth of Difference: Reforming the taxation of wealth

The UK is a wealthy nation but that wealth is very unevenly distributed. This has negative implications for both economic prosperity and justice. These issues are set to become more important as...

09/10/2018
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

The Digital Commonwealth: From private enclosure to collective benefit

At the forefront of the platform economy are Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Apple – they have accumulated the most data, developed the most advanced analytical capabilities and gained greatest ownership...

07/09/2018
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

Unfair and in need of reform: Public attitudes to the UK economy

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice argues that the economy does not work well for most people. IPPR wanted to understand the degree to which this was felt by the UK population, and how perceptio...

05/09/2018
Publication Briefing Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR