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101 Public Attitudes to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare: What are the Implications for Social Policy? Lecture delivered by Tim Horton, Research Director and Deputy General Secretary of the Fabian Society, Britain's leading left of centre think tank and political society. Tim Horton 20 Aug 2010
102 Creative Commons Institute of Fiscal Studies - Current Issues in the Taxation of Land and Income: Part Two Paul Johnson from the Institute of Fiscal Studies talks about current issues within land tax as part of the 1909 People's Budget Symposium. Paul Johnson 12 Jan 2010
103 Creative Commons Institute of Fiscal Studies - Current Issues in the Taxation of Land and Income: Part One Stuart Adam from the Institute of Fiscal Studies gives a talk for the 1909 People's Budget Symposium in which he talks about the current conflicts in land and income tax. Stuart Adam 12 Jan 2010
104 Creative Commons Lloyd George and his Special Advisers and the Unionist Reaction to the Budget Iain McLean gives a talk in which he talks about Lloyd George's strategy to get the People's Budget through Parliament and past his main adversaries; his advisers and his parliamentary colleagues. Iain McLean 12 Jan 2010
105 Creative Commons The Irish Dimension of the 1909 Budget Alvin Jackson talks about the relationship between Ireland and Britain at the time of the 1909 budget. Looking at the home rule question and other potential reforms. Alvin Jackson 12 Jan 2010
106 Creative Commons The Free Trade Versus Protectionism Debate Frank Trentmann talks about the relationship between free trade and the budget and how the conflict between the ideas of free trade and protectionism shaped the 1909 budget. Frank Trentmann 12 Jan 2010
107 Creative Commons Paying for Social Protection Jose Harris gives a talk on social protection, that is, social welfare and as Lloyd George saw it, the creation of development policies which would increase employment and give wider social protection to people. Jose Harris 12 Jan 2010
108 Creative Commons The Public Finances of 1909 and the Key Proposals of the 1909 Budget Ian Packer gives a presentation on the state of public finances in Britain in 1909 and what the key proposals of the 1909 budget were. Ian Packer 12 Jan 2010
109 Creative Commons Introduction to the 1909 People's Budget Lord Morgan of Aberdyfi introduces the symposium on Lloyd George's People's Budget, a series of lectures looking at the historic People's Budget of 1909. Kenneth O. Morgan 12 Jan 2010
110 Creative Commons Bottom billion or bottom zero? Policies for international poverty reduction Some developing countries have achieved rapid economic growth and poverty reduction while others have stagnated. This talk will review the determinants of success and the prospects for lagging regions to improve performance and eliminate poverty. Tony Venables 30 Oct 2009
111 Creative Commons Young Lives Project: Children's experiences of poverty, adversity and inequality This talk looks at the work done by the Young Lives Project, a study which tracks 12,000 children across 4 developing countries over a 15 year period trying to find a scientific answer to the question of the causes of childhood poverty. Jo Boyden 28 Oct 2009
112 Muhammad Yunus: A Poverty-free World? Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and pioneer of microcredit, gave this year’s Romanes lecture on ‘A poverty-free world: When? How?’. Muhammad Yunus 08 Dec 2008
113 The Bottom Billion Based on his book of the same name, in this lecture Paul Collier will point out how global poverty is actually falling quite rapidly for about eighty percent of the world. Paul Collier 14 Apr 2008