The intergenerational case for an asset tax

In the third of our week-long series of articles on intergenerational themes co-published with the independent public policy think tank ResPublica, Abigail Rees (Research Assistant at ResPublica) explains why international inequalities in wealth – as opposed to income – can and should be addressed by the tax system

Wealth in the UK: book review

UK Wealth is highly concentrated, lightly taxed and held by older people. This is the conclusion drawn by Angus Hanton in his review of the recently published Wealth in the UK: Distribution, Accumulation, and Policy (Oxford, 2013), written and edited by a number of leading academics at the London School of Economics