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When ends don't meet: a cost-of-living update

Sion, Cian ORCID: and Ifan, Guto 2022. When ends don't meet: a cost-of-living update. [Technical Report]. Cardiff: Wales Fiscal Analysis. Available at:

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A combination of price increases, tax rises, and trailing income growth threatens to squeeze living standards on a scale not seen in the UK for decades. This briefing note sets out the factors driving the latest cost-of-living squeeze, analyses the distributional impact of policies announced by the Welsh and UK governments, and examines the likely effectiveness of these measures in mitigating the impact on household finances in Wales.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Publisher: Wales Fiscal Analysis
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 15 March 2022
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2023 01:21

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