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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

An intersectional approach to poverty and inequality in Scotland

In our report, “ Intersectionality: Revealing the realities of poverty and inequality in Scotland ”, we used an intersectional lens to better understand the nature of poverty and inequality in...

05/10/2021
Blog post Long read Economy Power & politics Scotland IPPR Scotland

Prosperity and justice after the pandemic

To ‘build back better’ we will have to do much more than increase investment: we need to challenge damaging concentrations of power.

22/09/2021
Publication Report Economy Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

Towards a Progressive US-UK Trade Partnership

The contemporary model of international trade is under strain. Rising trade tensions, paralysis at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and economic instability as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

09/06/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Power & politics World politics IPPR

The truth tellers: Why we need profound audit sector reform now

Bad governance and poor management with too little accountability in businesses leave the UK economy with significant costs. Auditors should be the gatekeepers helping to keep such financial mismanagement at bay, yet too often they are failing to do so.

21/04/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Business Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

When are we going to talk tax in Scotland?

The Covid crisis has affected us all, but it has not done so equally. We must remember that when it comes to paying for the recovery. Regardless of who wins the election in May, it’s likely that...

12/04/2021
Blog post Expert comment Economy Scotland IPPR Scotland