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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 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 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 IPPR

Watch: Productivity UK

Can automation fix the UK's stagnant productivity problem? Henry Parkes explains that new technology can boost the economy and raise people's wages.

28/09/2019
Video Economy IPPR

Watch: Why We Pay Tax

The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world, and income inequality could be set to worsen as capital and property ownership become more important sources of income generation. …

28/09/2019
Video Economy IPPR

Watch: House Price Inflation Explained

Out-of-control mortgage lending has allowed existing landowners and homeowners to extract huge £££ from first-time buyers.

28/09/2019
Video Economy Housing & infrastructure 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 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 IPPR

Watch: A Toxic Inheritance

Younger generations will receive the ultimate toxic inheritance – environmental breakdown. It’s not just the climate. Soil’s being lost, species are dying, oceans are destabilising. Those who’ve just …

17/09/2019
Video Environment IPPR