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Modelling the effects of the tax and benefit system

PERU maintains and develops the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) Tax-Benefit Model, which is a tax-benefit microsimulation model used by the IPPR, Resolution Foundation, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, New Economics Foundation, and Legatum Institute.…


In-work poverty: low pay, productivity and gender

This event, run by the Academy for Social Justice and hosted by PERU features Ashwin Kumar, Professor of Social Policy at Manchester Metropolitan University. The UK’s employment rate is at an historic high, but so is in-work poverty. Twenty…


Modelling the economic impacts of a Citizen's Basic Income in Scotland

The aim of this project is to estimate the economic impacts if a Citizen’s Basic Income were implemented throughout Scotland. The project is being carried out jointly with the Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde and IPPR…


The Marketisation of Rehabilitation: Some Economic Considerations

This paper considers criminal justice policy in English and Wales since the Transforming Rehabilitation (TR) agenda implemented in 2013. TR rested on the proposition that probation services are best provided in a market context. Motivated by profit and…


Hate globalisation? Try localism, not nationalism: Kevin Albertson in The Conversation

In an article in the The Conversation Kevin Albertson looks at reactions to globalisation and argues that while nationalism is often the response to globalisation, localism would be far better for us all. That might take the form of devolution deals for…

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