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Presentations

Presentations given at IFS and external events can be found here. Some will include video footage of the event.

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The price we pay for carbon: can taxes take us to net zero?

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Solving climate change will entail innovation, substantial behavioural change, and considerable economic cost. What is the current state of UK environmental policy, what more needs to be done, and how can we ensure a fair transition to net zero?

9 November 2021

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Why are pensions important?

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As part of this year’s Festival of Social Science, IFS delivered a public economic talk on "Why are pensions important?" aimed at A-level and undergraduate students who have an interest in economics or might want to pursue a career in public policy research.

1 November 2021

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Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021: IFS analysis

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced his Autumn 2021 Budget and Spending Review on Wednesday 27 October. IFS researchers presented their initial analysis of the Chancellor's announcements on the public finances, spending on public services, and the tax and the benefit system today, Thursday 28 October at a livestreamed press briefing.

28 October 2021

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IFS Green Budget 2021

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The IFS Green Budget 2021, in association with Citi and with funding from the Nuffield Foundation, analysed the ongoing impacts of the pandemic, its economic legacy, and the big decisions confronting Chancellor Rishi Sunak as he prepares for his upcoming Budget and Spending Review.

12 October 2021

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Jobs for all? What happens when the furlough scheme ends

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At this IFS briefing we looked 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 also discussed the challenges facing the labour market in the coming months.

30 September 2021

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A wealth tax to help pay for Covid? (Labour Party Conference fringe event)

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Dame Angela Eagle MP and leading experts in tax discussed 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?

28 September 2021

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What's wrong with inequality?

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At this event, our speakers presented 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.

23 September 2021

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Major economic challenges: Demographics

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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.

22 September 2021

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Major economic challenges: Climate change

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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.

14 September 2021

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Major economic challenges: Inequality

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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.

13 September 2021

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Taxation and housing: How do we get the relationship right?

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How does the taxation of housing fit into how we analyse other taxes and the tax system as a whole, and what can we conclude about how it should be reformed? This was a Keynote Presentation given at the Tax Research Network Annual Conference, at Aston University and online, on 9 September 2021.

9 September 2021

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Why do wealthy parents have wealthy children?

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At this event, IFS researchers presented the key findings from their latest report on "Why do wealthy parents have wealthy children?", funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

8 September 2021