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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Centre for Economic Justice

On Borrowed Time: Finance and the UK's current account deficit

The UK’s longstanding current account deficit indicates that the UK economy has a fundamental problem of international competitiveness. While in the past we have been able to support this through...

10/07/2018
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice London World politics IPPR

Our Common Wealth: A Citizens' Wealth Fund for the UK

A declining labour share of national income, together with unequal capital ownership, mean wealth inequality in the UK has risen and is set to rise further. This policy paper sets out why a...

02/04/2018
Publication Economy Commission on Economic Justice Young people Equality IPPR

Fair dues: Rebalancing business taxation in the UK

Over the last decade a substantial reduction in the effective rate of corporation tax has been accompanied by a rise in employers’ national insurance contributions. At the same time there has been...

08/03/2018
Publication Briefing Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

Tapering over the tax: Reforming taxation of income in the UK

This policy paper sets out a mechanism for improving the progressivity, efficiency and revenue raising potential of income taxes in the UK. It proposes a major reform of the current system, with two...

05/03/2018
Publication Briefing Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

Capital Gains: Broadening company ownership in the UK economy

The unequal ownership of capital in the economy is a powerful driver of inequality. With the share of national income going to capital having increased in recent decades, and likely to rise...

21/12/2017
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice