International Panel on Social Progress

Rethinking Society for the 21st Century

The report is now in press!

The IPSP report has been submitted to Cambridge University Press. 269 authors, 778,758 words, 2,686 pages. We extend our deepest gratitude and appreciation to everyone for your contributions, comments, and feedback.


Rethinking Society

The International Panel on Social Progress is uniting the world’s leading researchers from social sciences and the humanities in a single effort: Developing research-based, multi-disciplinarynon-partisan, action-driven solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time.



Video: What is Fair Taxation?

Video: What is Fair Taxation?

IPSP members Philippe Van Parijs (Scientific Council), Marc Fleurbaey (Steering Committee), and Andreas Peichl (Ch. 3) discuss taxation at the EU Taxation and Customs Union.

New solutions to inequality

New solutions to inequality

IPSP author Marc Fleurbaey (Steering Committee) speaks about inequality and social progress on Australia’s Radio National.