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Our publications and reports offer ideas, analysis, research, policy recommendations and incisive commentary. 

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The Chancellor's Challenge: delivering a stimulus for post-pandemic recovery

The pandemic has had dire consequences for people’s lives – not just in health terms, but economically. This tide of hardship will only swell without adequate support for the economy.

23/11/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Jobs & skills Public services Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

Helping households in debt

Exploring experiences of debt and household finance before and during the pandemic, and how the financial impacts of Covid-19 may affect people in different demographic groups and regions

18/11/2020
Publication Report Economy IPPR Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response

Northern Powerhomes: A green recovery plan to decarbonise homes in the North

There is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England. Healthier homes with lower emissions are crucial to our journey to a net-zero carbon future and for ‘levelling up’ the North’s economy..

17/11/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure New Skills at Work Science & technology IPPR North

Building a post-Brexit immigration system for the economic recovery

The UK is set to introduce a new system for work-based immigration in January 2021. For the first time in decades, the government will apply the same rules on migration to both EU and non-EU citizens.

03/11/2020
Publication Report Society & migration Progressive Brexit Coronavirus response IPPR

Call for evidence: Nature, food and farming

This is a call for evidence on food and the recovery of nature, communities and livelihoods for the nature, food and farming theme of IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission (EJC).

29/10/2020
Publication Environment Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

A family stimulus: Supporting children, families and the economy through the pandemic

This paper makes the case for a “family stimulus” – a much-needed boost to the income of hard-hit families through the social security system and targeted investment in childcare to ensure the continued functioning of the sector.

26/10/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Families Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response Future Welfare State IPPR

Young people affected by homelessness in north east England

Early intervention to support young people and their families can reduce rates of homelessness. However, the relevant services need sufficient funding, specialist expertise, and effective partnerships.

23/10/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Homelessness IPPR North