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Fiscal performance of successive governments

IFS has a long history of analysing fiscal performance of UK governments. This includes examining successive governments records on levels of taxation and spending, borrowing and debt, as well as looking at how spending has been allocated and where tax revenues have been raised from.

Fiscal performance of successive governments

IFS analysis relating to the autumn Budget 2017.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Vol. 36, No. 4, December 2015
This article analyses the financial crisis of 2008 and associated recession caused significant which permanent damage to the UK's public finances.


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