• UPCOMING EVENTS

New Year, New Politics: An Attlee settlement for 21st century Britain

Tuesday 30 January 2018

January is traditionally a time to take on exciting new challenges, and British politics is no exception. The country faces a number of domestic issues beyond Brexit, from the shape of the public finances and the quality of public services to getting living standards growing again. What domestic policies should the government and opposition focus … Continued

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The 2016 earnings outlook: Will inflation or productivity prevail in Britain’s pay recovery?

Tuesday 15 December 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The UK has experienced a welcome pay rebound this year, helped along by falling unemployment and historically low inflation. But can the pay recovery be sustained into next year? Will rising inflation erode real wage growth, or will stronger productivity gains push nominal pay rises higher still? Which of these will ultimately determine the strength … Continued

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Time to pay up: Securing stronger, shared wage growth

Thursday 26 March 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

After the longest fall in modern history real wages are finally turning the corner. But the outlook for pay remains highly uncertain. Productivity remains on the floor. Automation and globalisation generate pessimism about our pay prospects. Others feel that the wage-gloom is overdone. As pay starts to rise what can be done to secure widely … Continued

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Will 2014 be the year of the pay-rise?

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Jobs, Skills and Pay

After a decade of first wage-stagnation and then wage-slump, some analysts think it won’t be long before real earnings begin to rise again. With inflation back on target and GDP expected to rise this month for the fourth successive quarter, they argue that economic recovery will shortly translate into rising productivity, and with it real … Continued

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Social mobility Seminar

Tuesday 1 February 2011

Incomes and Inequality

The question as to what has happened to social mobility in the UK over recent decades tends to generate more heat than light. To help clarify exactly what has happened to earnings mobility (and why) the Resolution Foundation has embarked on a major new programme of work. As part of this we hosted an expert … Continued

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