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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

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

It is possible to end child poverty

When it comes to some of our most intractable policy problems, the belief that change is possible can sometimes be the hardest thing to keep hold of. Optimism in our ability to make things better is...

15/03/2018
Blog post Expert comment Economy Scotland IPPR Scotland

Towards a fairer model for the corporate tax system

The UK’s system of business taxation is not fit for purpose. A modern system of corporation tax should seek to encourage investment and employment, whilst ensuring businesses are paying their fair...

13/03/2018
Blog post Expert comment Economy Commission on Economic Justice

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

How to future-proof the economy: tax all income equally

Most of us work for a living. We aren’t trustafarians, with a nice monthly dividend check from a safely-invested inheritance we didn’t earn. Nor are we corporate titans, with millions in stock...

07/03/2018
Blog post Expert comment Economy Commission on Economic Justice

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