Our 2019 review of council tax support schemes looks behind the trends to see what’s driving change, and what councils should consider in the future.
In our take on Universal Credit in 2019 we review policy changes and recap our analysis and recommendations. We look forward to 2020 and how UC must change to work for everyone.
We share 4 trends we’ve seen from modelling 150+ council tax reduction schemes in 2019 and discuss why discount schemes will be popular in the future.
Deven Ghelani and Paul Wallace were asked Should Universal Credit be scrapped? in Prospect magazine’s The Duel, December 2019. Article reproduced with kind permission.
Deven Ghelani reviews new analysis by University of Warwick that challenges a key driver for benefit cuts, asking if the savings generated are worth the price paid.
In the US researchers also use administrative data to tackle social policy problems. Guest writer Mary-Alice Doyle shares work from J-PAL North America.