Organisation

Institute for Public Policy Research

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is a registered charity and the United Kingdom’s pre-eminent progressive think tank.

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IPPR
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Guaranteeing the right start

There is a strong case for bold policy interventions to prevent youth unemployment. This report argues for the government to ‘aim higher’ in its response to the coming unemployment crisis.
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Transforming the economy after COVID–19

In this paper, the authors argue for an investment-led economic recovery, focused on job-creation and creating opportunity across the country, decarbonisation and restoring nature, and tackling inequality.
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Renting beyond their means?

Housing affordability issues were apparent in the United Kingdom even before the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed just how vulnerable many people are to a sudden economic shock and the inadequacy of the housing safety net. This report is not just about the housing benefit...
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The decades of disruption: new social risks and the future of the welfare state

A number of major disruptive forces will transform life in the United Kingdom and globally in the 2020s and beyond, creating a new set of social risks.
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Prevention in the age of information: public education for better health

Tackling preventative illness must remain a top priority for the government in the 2020s. This report argues that the UK government must deliver a paradigm shift in prevention policy from interventions that ‘blame and punish’ to those that ‘empathise and assist.’ The aim of prevention...