This event launched a special issue of the journal Fiscal Studies on “Household Wealth Data and Public Policy”. The volume contains contributions from leading academics (including Richard Blundell and Anthony Atkinson) and from research staff at the Bank of England and Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve. The special issue contains eight papers, on topics including: the distribution of wealth, mechanisms generating wealth inequality, public finance issues, and the state of wealth data collection in the UK and this can be improved.
The event included contributions from:
- Andrew Dilnot (Chairman of UK Statistics Authority and Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford) - view slides
- David Rhind (Chairman of the Nuffield Foundation)
- Rowena Crawford (Institute for Fiscal Studies) - view slides
- Salvatore Morelli (Universities of Naples and Oxford) - view slides
Funding from the Nuffield Foundation and the Economic and Social Research Council (via Public Economics UK) is gratefully acknowledged.