Blogs: Inequality & Poverty

Inclusive growth should provide equality of opportunity to improve outcomes and help lift people out of poverty.  Our work identifies how policies affect different groups of society.

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 th…

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 r…

Gender equality: the economic pay-off

The latest edition of the Gender Equality Index, published today, shows that Europe is moving in the right direction. However, as the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)* says, this progress has come at a snail’s pace.

The Index highlights continued wide difference…