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For richer, for poorer? Inequality highs and lows across rich economies

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Incomes and Inequality

Book launch for Inequality and Inclusive Growth across Rich Countries Inequality is now a central focus of political and economic debates across rich countries. But while there are common trends that are well known, countries across the West each have their own experience of inequality over the last 40 years. Understanding how patterns of inequality … Continued

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Grand Challenges: How Britain can boost its prosperity amidst global economic shifts

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Incomes and Inequality

A series of lunchtime discussions with Ministers across government and leaders from the worlds of business, technology and policy, hosted by the Resolution Foundation Monday 21 – Thursday 24 May, Resolution Foundation offices, St James’ Park Raising productivity lies at the heart of our living standards and wider economic prospects. But finding the right levers … Continued

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Re-assessing the Generational Contract: Examining intergenerational equity across advanced economies

Monday 14 May 2018

Incomes and Inequality, Intergenerational Commission

Monday 14 May, 9.30am-5.30pm, Resolution Foundation offices, St James Park Questions about intergenerational equity have risen up the economic and political agenda in recent years. From why the rapid generation-on-generation incomes gains of the 20th century have ended, to how the market and state should respond to ageing populations, these are some of the biggest … Continued

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Repairing Britain’s generational divide: The Intergenerational Commission’s Final Report launch

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Incomes and Inequality, Intergenerational Commission

From the Brexit vote and the shock election result last year to the housing crisis and Britain’s painful pay squeeze – the issue of intergenerational fairness has hit centre stage in Britain’s political debate. Old and young alike worry that the 20th century norm of each generation enjoying higher living standards than the generation before … Continued

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Wealth creation in the 21st Century: Who is and isn’t doing it?

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Incomes and Inequality

UK book launch of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy by Mariana Mazzucato Politicians always say they’re on the side of wealth creators. But who are Britain’s real wealth creators, and does government do a good enough job of incentivising them? A key critique of modern capitalism is that for all the … Continued

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