Person

Grace Blakeley

Report

The UK in the global economy

This report argues that the United Kingdom has Europe’s most geographically unbalanced economy, with wide disparities between nations and regions, and once-thriving communities suffering economic decline. These problems are not glitches in an otherwise healthy system; they are the result of structural flaws in the...
Discussion paper

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 technological change, stagnating wages and rising house prices increase the income and gains...
Report

Prosperity and justice: a plan for the new economy

This final report from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice argues that the economy is not working for millions of people and needs fundamental reform. Average earnings have stagnated for more than a decade; young people are set to be poorer than their parents and...
Discussion paper

On borrowed time: finance and the UK's current account deficit

The UK’s longstanding current account deficit indicates that the UK economy has a fundamental problem of international competitiveness.
Policy report

Fair dues: Rebalancing business taxation in the UK

This policy paper argues for a rebalancing of the business taxation system. It sets out a series of reforms aimed at achieving a fairer burden of taxation between different kinds of businesses and taxpayers, while supporting employment, wages and investment.