Slides, video lectures and syllabus from the Harvard introductory course "Using Big Data Solve Economic and Social Problems" which gets students using statistical science to examine topics such as equality of opportunity, education, health, the environment, and criminal justice. There are also handouts and files from four empirical projects that constitute the course.
Video and Audio Lectures in Welfare, Inequality and Redistribution
Eight lectures from a 2009 symposium on the centenary of Lloyd George's reforming UK budget, available as audio, downloadable video, or a YouTube playlist. The talks range from 13 to 30 minutes long and are mostly around quarter of an hour. Topics include "Current Issues in the Taxation of Land and Income", "The Free Trade versus Protectionism Debate", and "Paying for Social Protection", amongst others.
An 87-minute video from a public lecture given by Piketty at the London School of Economics and Political Science in June 2014. After a three-minute introduction, Piketty speaks for 53 minutes about the themes of his book "Capital in the 21st Century" and the rest of the video is the question-and-answer session.
This 86-minute video includes a lecture by Prof Pierson and responses from Julian le Grand, Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at LSE and Howard Glennerster, Professor Emeritus of Social Policy at LSE. It was recorded 9 November 2010 at the London School of Economics and Political Science.