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Economics, INET Oxford

Intergenerational wealth transfers drive inequality in Britain

This direct transmission of wealth across generations impacts directly on the extent of wealth inequality, concludes a report published today by researchers at the University of Oxford’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention and the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, supported by the Nuffield Foundation.

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We still don’t know if warmer weather slows down the spread of COVID-19

The arrival of summer in the Northern Hemisphere has caused increased interest, from both the research community and the public at large, about the possibility that warmer weather might slow the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 US employment shocks 'likely larger than Great Depression'

The U.S. is likely to see a near-term 24% drop in employment, 17% percent drop in wages, and 22% drop in economic activity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new study from the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School.

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Identifying the 'green growth tigers' of the 21st century

For the first time, economists have ranked countries’ current green production capabilities, indicating which countries are likely to be leaders in the green growth in the decades to come.

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Bank of England chief economist lays out the costs of income insecurity for UK households

Income insecurity and its impact on households is the economic scourge of the early 21st century for the UK, the Bank of England’s chief economist told an audience at the Oxford Martin School today (28 February).

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Five things we learned from Oxford Martin School research in 2019

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Major European Research Council Synergy funding win for economic inequality project

Professor Brian Nolan, of the Department of Social Policy and Intervention and Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, has been announced today as one of the winners of a prestigious European Research Council Synergy grant.

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I Am a Carbon Abolitionist

The future of our species and planet depends on creating a mass social movement motivated by moral arguments, not statistics.

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Making economics forecasting accessible

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Study suggests a key assumption of economic theory may be wrong

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Mariana Mazzucato discusses The Value of Everything

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Reducing wealth inequality through wealth taxes without compromising economic growth

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Carbon dividend from polluters to households could win over the public

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