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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

SMEs and productivity in the Northern Powerhouse: Interim report

Productivity is a measure of how effectively an economy uses the resources at its disposal (including the labour of its workforce, different aspects of capital such as machinery and technology, and...

26/02/2019
Publication Report Economy Business IPPR North

A progressive future for income tax in Scotland?

The Scottish government begins the budget process for Scotland on 12 December 2018, publishing its draft budget for 2019/20. This will see the Scottish government set out its plans for devolved taxes...

12/12/2018
Publication Briefing Economy Budget Scotland IPPR Scotland

State of the North 2018: Reprioritising the Northern Powerhouse

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services are at breaking point. The world’s major, long-term challenges –...

05/12/2018
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Economy Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North

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