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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

Transforming the economy after Covid–19: A clean, fair and resilient recovery

We’re at a historic moment. The Covid-19 crisis could mark a turning point in the direction of the UK’s economy and its efforts to address the climate and nature crisis. The economy is in need of...

02/07/2020
Publication Report Economy Environment Budget Environmental Justice Commission Coronavirus response IPPR

10 years of austerity: Eroding resilience in the North

Ten years after it was first introduced, new research finds that austerity has had a disproportionately damaging impact upon the North of England’s resilience and its capacity to deal with the social...

22/06/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Equality Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North

The future is ours: Women, automation and equality in the digital age

Automation will produce significant productivity gains that will reshape specific sectors and occupations. These gains are likely to be recirculated, with jobs reallocated rather than eliminated, economic output increased, and new sources of wealth created.

16/07/2019
Publication Report Economy Automation Equality Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

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

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

What does the Commission on Economic Justice mean for Scotland?

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice was established in autumn 2016 in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. This briefing outlines some of the potential implications for Scotland...

05/09/2018
Publication Briefing Economy Commission on Economic Justice Scotland IPPR Scotland

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