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IPPR Centre for Economic Justice

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

Industrial Strategy: Steering structural change in the UK economy

This discussion paper argues that industrial strategy should become a central pillar of economic policy. Given the UK economy’s deep structural weaknesses – in productivity, trade, research and...

17/11/2017
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

Wealth in the twenty-first century: Inequalities and drivers

The UK is a wealthy nation; but that wealth is very unevenly divided. This report shows how these inequalities exist between individuals and families, between areas of the country, generations and...

19/10/2017
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR