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Topic: Economy

Making the most of the Scottish Child Payment

When the Scottish Government’s plans to reduce child poverty through a Scottish Child Payment were announced earlier this month, they were warmly welcomed by activists and economists alike. But...

15/07/2019
Blog post Expert comment Economy IPPR Scotland

The IPPR Economics Prize: The winners

Read the judges' foreword and the summaries of the four prize-winning and runner-up entries to the IPPR Economics Prize. The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice, which reported in 2018 with...

10/07/2019
Publication Briefing Economy IPPR

REGIONAL ANALYSIS: West Midlands

This analysis was handed out at our event  Economic Justice for the West Midlands.  The event was the West Midlands instalment in a UK-wide series of public meetings held by the IPPR Centre for...

04/07/2019
Blog post Economy

There is an alternative: Ending austerity in the UK

Since 2010/11, successive UK governments have chosen to impose a programme of austerity in an attempt to reduce the budget deficit. This period of austerity is set to be the longest pause in real...

03/07/2019
Publication Report Economy Budget Centre for Economic Justice Future Welfare State IPPR

REGIONAL ANALYSIS: North West

This analysis was handed out at our event  Economic Justice for the North West.  The event was the North West instalment in a UK-wide series of public meetings held by the IPPR Centre for Economic...

27/06/2019
Blog post Economy

How productivity could deliver inclusive growth in Scotland

The UK economy has struggled to maintain productivity growth since the financial crash in 2008. Despite catching up with UK pay and productivity levels in the first decade or so of devolution, more...

24/06/2019
Publication Report Economy Scotland IPPR Scotland