This conference featured presentations covering research from the IFS Deaton Review of Inequalities and launch new research from a parallel project to the Review, which has been examining a range of important inequalities in 17 countries in Europe and North America in recent decades.

There were five sessions on: Cross country inequalities in income and earnings; Gender inequalities; Taxes and state benefits; Educational inequalities; Inequality and immigration.

Speakers included:

Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics)

Antoine Bozio (Institut des Politiques Publiques and Paris School of Economics)

Jonathan Cribb (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Alissa Goodman (UCL)

David Green (University of British Columbia) 

Egbert Jongen (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Leiden University)

Lindsey MacMillan (University College London Institute of Education) 

Helen Miller (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Tom Waters (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Andrea Weber (Central European University)

James Ziliak (University of Kentucky)


This conference was supported in the framework of the Trans-Atlantic Platform ( by the French National Research Agency (ANR-22-RRRP- 00XX project’s TACI), the United States’ National Science Foundation, the United Kingdom’s Economic and Social Research Council, Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, The Academy of Finland and Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

The IFS Deaton Review is an IFS initiative funded by the Nuffield Foundation. Co-funding from the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy is also gratefully acknowledged.

* This event was organised in coordination with the following organisations: University of Kentucky, Paris School of Economics, Institut des Politiques Publiques   University of British Columbia , VATT Institute for Economic Research and the ifo Institute (Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich

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