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In this event, IFS researchers will present new research shedding light on why the children of wealthy parents accumulate more wealth than their peers from poorer backgrounds, and what channels are involved in the persistence of wealth from one generation to the next.
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This is the first in a series of online events looking in detail at the three major economic challenges identified by the Tirole-Blanchard Commission, featuring presentations by Stefanie Stantcheva and Dani Rodrik.
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This is the second in a series of online events looking in detail at the three major economic challenges identified by the Tirole-Blanchard Commission, featuring presentations by Christian Gollier and Mar Reguant.
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We’re pleased to announce that Nobel laureate Professor Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics, will give the 2021 IFS Annual Lecture on economics for the common good after Covid.
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This is the third in a series of online events looking in detail at the three major economic challenges identified by the Tirole-Blanchard Commission, featuring presentations by Axel Börsch-Supan, Claudia Diehl, and Carol Propper.
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At this event, we will present new work undertaken for the ground-breaking IFS Deaton Review of Inequalities, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, examining people’s attitudes towards inequalities and how these fit with different traditions of philosophical thought on the topic.
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Dame Angela Eagle MP and leading experts in tax will discuss whether the UK should make more use of taxes on wealth. Even if the overall tax take doesn’t rise, should more be raised from wealth for distributional reasons? And, if we are to tax wealth more, should this be achieved by reforming current taxes, such as those on property, capital gains and inheritances?
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At this IFS briefing we look at the latest vacancies data and recent labour market trends to identify the types of workers who might find difficulty in finding suitable employment once the furlough scheme ends, and we will discuss the challenges facing the labour market in the coming months.
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In collaboration with the World Bank, this conference brought together leading researchers and policy makers to discuss recent research on new tax instruments, including carbon taxes and other environmental taxes, taxes on the digital economy, and novel sin taxes such as taxes on carbonated drinks.