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Carsten Jung

Report

Prices and profits after the pandemic

This analysis shows that the profits of the largest non-financial companies were up 34 per cent at the end of 2021, compared to pre-pandemic levels – rising significantly faster than inflation and wage growth. This report argues that some firms could have considerable market power...
Report

Prosperity and justice after the pandemic

The inequalities across the UK is starting to play out in our politics. People do not believe that their voices are being heard and feel disempowered. This report outlines policy options to aid in creating an economy that delivers both prosperity and justice for all...
Briefing paper

Ending the race to the bottom: why the UK should seize the opportunity to support a global minimum corporation tax

Since taking office, US President Joe Biden has put forward a bold plan for international cooperation to stop tax avoidance by multinational companies. The UK has every reason to support the Biden Administration's plan for a global minimum corporation tax, this paper argues, and for...
Briefing paper

Remaking audit: a plan for culture change and regulatory reform

This paper places a particular emphasis on culture change in the audit industry – an area that is under-studied and has not been sufficiently covered in the UK government’s reviews.
Briefing paper

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

In this first report of a three-part series, the authors provide an assessment of the core problems of the audit sector and their costs for society. They also show how a reformed audit sector could be boon for a productive economy.