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Media can affect governments and public policy by promoting anti-government demonstrations. Under media pressure, a multitasking government might reallocate effort across tasks, rather than increase the total aggregate, ...Read more...
4 August 2016
Edited by Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard
A new book published by Policy Press offers a data-rich, evidence-based analysis of the impact government policies from 2007/08 to 2015 have had on inequality and on the delivery of services such as health, education...Read more...
20 April 2016
Paola De Agostini, John Hills and Holly Sutherland
This paper examines the distributional impacts of the changes to benefits, tax credits, pensions and direct (but not indirect) taxes between the systems in place in May 2010 at the time of the Election and in 2014/15. It...Read more...
14 November 2014
Amanda Fitzgerald and Ruth Lupton
Key Points: London local government has taken a 33 per cent real terms cut in service funding from central government between 2009/10 and 2013/14. Councils have been making strenuous efforts to make large savings without...Read more...
15 May 2014
Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, Ronan Smyth and Polly Vizard
18 December 2013
Ruth Lupton, Amanda Fitzgerald and Alex Fenton
This research note describes the methodology adopted in SPCC to track the relationship between central government spending and deprivation at the local authority level, thus addressing the question, over time and under d...Read more...
1 May 2013
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and Joan Esteban
We introduce a model of redistributive income taxation and public expenditure. This joint treatment permits analyzing the interdependencies between the two policies: one cannot be chosen independently of the other. Empir...Read more...