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Analytical papers

Analytical Papers contain analysis of data and other research on a variety of social and economic issues that has been carried out by Treasury staff or that has been commissioned by the Treasury or Ministers.

The viewpoints expressed in Analytical Papers are those of the authors, and do not represent official government policy, but the author's analysis and research has been sought by the Treasury to inform policy advice. See:

The Treasury's aim in publishing Analytical Papers is to make analysis and research informing its policy advice available to a wider audience and to inform and encourage public debate. Where possible the related data sets will be published with Analytical Papers.

Online publication only

Analytical Papers are available online in PDF and HTML formats only. The HTML version may not be available immediately. The Treasury does not print or provide printed copies.

Analytical Papers each have a reference number indicating the year and sequence it was published eg, AP 17/01 is the first Analytical Paper published in 2017.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 4 April 2023