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Carys Roberts

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Book

3 Dec 2018
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The essays in this collection shed light on the meaning of social mobility and meritocracy, challenging the usefulness of social mobility – if understood in a narrow sense of helping the ‘able’ reach the top – as a useful guiding concept for politics and policy....

Discussion paper

9 Oct 2018
76

The UK is a wealthy nation, but that wealth is very unevenly distributed. This has negative implications for both economic prosperity and justice. These issues are set to become more important as technological change, stagnating wages and rising house prices increase the income and gains...

Report

The final report of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice
5 Sep 2018
74

This final report from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice argues that the economy is not working for millions of people and needs fundamental reform. Average earnings have stagnated for more than a decade; young people are set to be poorer than their parents and...

Policy report

2 Apr 2018
57

This paper sets out an illustrative model of how the United Kingdom could set up a Citizens’ Wealth Fund, which would pay out a universal dividend to all young citizens from 2030/31.

Discussion paper

20 Dec 2017
279

This discussion paper argues that public policy should seek to accelerate automation to reap the productivity benefits, while building new institutions to ensure the dividends of technological change are broadly shared.

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