All posts by: Anthony Barker

How we measure poverty matters

Viewed over 20 years there’s been little sustained improvement in poverty rates in the UK. But, how should we measure being poverty, and does how we measure it make a material difference to who is seen as in poverty?
Anthony Barker looks at the new indicator developed by the S…

The multiple dimensions of inequality

Inequality

In this blog our Director, Anthony Barker, takes a look at inequality – What does it mean?  Why is it important to understand the wider policy impact?
For many, ‘inequality’ is synonymous with issues of living standards, income and poverty.

Indeed, there has been a ren…