A decision by Britain to leave the EU would cause a severe negative shock to the economy and weaken GDP growth for many years, equivalent to a cost per household of GBP 3200 per year by 2030 at today’s prices, and as much as GBP 5000 in the worst case scenario.
This UK country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as policies impacting income distribution.
It will be important for the United Kingdom to continue efforts to set priorities that build on and are aligned to the decentralised system approach, and to continue improving access and efficiency of funding in tertiary education.
Despite significant increases in spending on child care and education during the last decade, PISA scores suggest that educational performance remains static, uneven and strongly related to parents’ income and background.
This document sets out when the United Kingdom joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.