Tax & Finance

The relationship between finance, incomes, spending and the wider economy is complex.  Policies that target social, economic and environmental objectives typically involve a change in public spending, a change in the level and incidence of taxes and measures to engage investment by private finance.

You need guidance on what the impact of these changes might be.  Our macroeconomic and local economy assessments provide you with reliable evidence on how interventions will affect the economy and what the consequences might be for government budgets.

With our help, you will gain an understanding of any unintended consequences that will make policy less effective or undermine progress towards objectives in other areas.

Some challenging questions we can help you answer:

Our Tax & Finance work

Sustainable investment: investing in a time of climate change

We help financial institutions plan for the future and implement the recommendations of the Task-force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) using our in-house macroeconomic model: We provide you with: national and global analysis of the transitional impacts a...

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Future employment and automation

This is the first study of its kind to use pan-European data sources (the Eurofound Task analysis and the Cedefop Skills Forecasts 2018 datasets) to determine which occupations are at risk of automation. The main purpose of this study is to raise awareness of the changes that th...

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Competitiveness impacts of carbon policies on UK energy-intensive industrial sectors to 2030

Competitiveness impacts of carbon policies on UK energy-intensive industrial sectors to 2030 aimed to support the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) with its ongoing assessment of the impact of low carbon policies on energy prices and bills. The study also looked at the compet...

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Designing an EU-wide unemployment benefits system

This study explored whether an EU-wide Unemployment Benefits System (UBS) could act as an effective fiscal stabilizer to mitigate future economic shocks.

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Richard Lewney Chair