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IPPR Coronavirus Response

The IPPR offices have closed, but our research continues from home. We're working to deliver policy solutions that can slow the spread of the virus, protect people's livelihoods and ensure the economic recovery delivers both prosperity and justice for the long-term.

The Covid shift: Working time in manufacturing, engineering, shipbuilding and aerospace

This paper sets out both how working time is organised, and the number of hours we work has changed during the pandemic. We examine the risks and opportunities presented by the coronavirus outbreak for a progressive vision of working time in the UK.

27/07/2020
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Resilient health and care: Learning the lessons of Covid-19

This report argues that the UK government should take the opportunity to create a system where resilience is considered efficient, where long-term thinking is encouraged, and where resources are allocated to deliver on it.

27/07/2020
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How should competition policy react to coronavirus?

In addition to causing loss of life on a tragic scale, coronavirus, and the lockdown policies to suppress and reverse its spread, are causing great short-term economic disruption. They will also have...

21/07/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Business Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

IPPR North responds to PM’s ‘Build Build Build’ speech

IPPR North Director Sarah Longlands said: “Today’s speech is deeply disappointing for anyone who hoped that it might set out an ambitious programme of change to tackle our regional inequalities...

30/06/2020
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Estimating poverty impacts of the coronavirus pandemic

Unemployment is expected to rise across the UK later this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Many households will experience significant falls in their income - and that will mean more people...

18/06/2020
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Webinar: Securing a Green Recovery From Covid-19

The IPPR Environmental Justice Commission is delighted to invite you to an online event on securing a green recovery from Covid-19.  At this event, the discussion will focus on how we achieve...

11/06/2020 16:30 - 18:00
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Webinar: Who Wins and Who Pays? Rentier Power and the Covid Crisis

The  Institute for Public Policy Research  (IPPR) is delighted to invite you to an online event on a progressive response to the Covid-19 pandemic and how we might create a more just economic...

02/06/2020 16:30 - 18:00
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Inside the black box: the public finances after coronavirus

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, public finances are the focus of intense public attention. The OBR, as well as a leaked Treasury document, suggest that public borrowing in 2020-21 could rise to...

19/05/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR