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Osborne hails recovery 'milestone'

Osborne hails recovery 'milestone' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A return in average household incomes to pre-financial crisis levels is a "milestone" in the UK's economic recovery, the Chancellor has said.

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The article cites research by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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Middle-class families to get £300 boost in run-up to general election, IFS finds

Middle-class families to get £300 boost in run-up to general election, IFS finds | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Incomes of average household is increasing at quicker than inflation, leading economic think tank finds in blow to Labour's 'cost of living' claims
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Inequality “narrows” due to Liberal Democrat policies

Official figures show that the gap between the richest and poorest is narrowing. While most people have suffered a squeeze on incomes since Britain was plunged into recession six years ago those on lower incomes have done relatively better than those on top.

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Average incomes 'return to pre-recession levels'

Average incomes 'return to pre-recession levels' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Average household incomes have returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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The article cites report findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Inheritances don't add to wealth gap between rich and poor households

Inheritances don't add to wealth gap between rich and poor households | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Inheritances have less of an impact because they make up a lower proportion of a household or individuals entire wealth research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has found.
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The article cites a report 'Inheritances have not increased wealth inequality among older householdsby the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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