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Reforming the taxation of income from wealth

Revenue estimates for Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice identified a need to move to a higher tax, higher spend economy – with future...

11/11/2019
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Watch: Industrial Strategy Explained

What is industrial strategy? It's about steering the economy in the way we want. IPPR's Henry Parkes explains how industrial strategy works and why a 'mission based approached' can achieve goals and...

08/11/2019
Video Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Watch: A Better Tax System

Fundamental reform of the income tax system is needed. We should tax all sources of income together and equally under a single tax schedule, with a gradually rising marginal tax rate as income rises...

03/10/2019
Video Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Watch: Land Market Explained

Want genuinely affordable homes? Then we’ve got to tackle to broken land market Land speculation is driving up prices and preventing affordable homes being built Luke Murphy sets out IPPR’s plan to...

28/09/2019
Video Economy Housing & infrastructure Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Watch: The Housing Crisis Explained

Mortgage debt has tripled since 1993. Research Fellow Jonathan Webb explains how our housing system ended up in the state it's in, and why we’ve got to stop treating housing like an asset and go back...

28/09/2019
Video Economy Housing & infrastructure Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Watch: Reducing Working Time

IPPR Chief Economist Carys Roberts says that productivity gains from automation can reduce working time AND boost wages. But technology is not destiny, this will only happen if automation is shaped...

28/09/2019
Video Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Watch: Algorithmic Bias Explained

Algorithms risk magnifying human bias and error on an unprecedented scale. Rachel Statham explains how they work and why we have to ensure they don’t perpetuate historic forms of discrimination...

28/09/2019
Video Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR