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Riders on the Storm: Britain’s middle income households since 2007

This report looks at the reality of middle income households coming out of the downturn – using the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society to track specific households over...
Published: 07 April 2014
Author(s): Nida Broughton, Onyinye Ezeyi, Claudia Hupkau
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Uncollected tax revenue – who is underpaying and what we should do about it

Dr Arun Advani, University of Warwick, has produced a paper on audits and tax revenue, as part of the SMF’s partnership with the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global...
Published: 11 June 2019
Author: Arun Advani
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Anarchy in the UK (and Everywhere Else): The Ideological Roots of Populism

This briefing paper sheds new light on the recent upsurge of populist movements shaking Western democracies, finding that populism is underpinned by a distrust in institutions. Mirko Draca, Director of...
Published: 18 September 2019
Author: Mirko Draca
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Measuring the Disability Pay Gap in London

This report, commissioned by Peabody, provides new insights into the lives of individuals living in London – in particular, with respect to their living standards and financial situation. It draws...
Published: 05 September 2019
Author: Scott Corfe
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Pour Decisions: The case for reforming alcohol duty

This report explores the case for reforming alcohol duty in the United Kingdom, and the principles which should underpin a new, improved alcohol duty regime. This includes consideration of alcohol...
Published: 06 September 2019
Author: Scott Corfe
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Falling off a Cliff

The Social Market Foundation’s 2017 report Living on the Edge highlighted the significant economic and social challenges facing Britain’s coastal communities. Low pay, lacklustre economic growth, bad health and poor...
Published: 22 August 2019
Author: Scott Corfe
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Looked After Children the Silent Crisis Update

65% of vulnerable children are being cared for in areas where council services are failing them. The number of children in care getting unacceptable treatment has risen since the SMF...
Published: 12 August 2019
Author: Matthew Oakley
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Health, care and the 100-year life

A child born today has a one in three chance of living to 100. This is the first in a series of reports focusing on how the 100-year life may...
Published: 17 July 2019
Author: Kathryn Petrie
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How sustainable finance can tackle the climate emergency

The Social Market Foundation was established in the summer of 1989 and began work with the publication of Paper No 1: The Social Market Economy, by Robert Skidelsky. In that...
Published: 01 July 2019
Author: Social Market Foundation
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