Even the brightest working class graduates face a battle to reach the top in elite professions.
Economic inequality is not the only issue Prof Sir Angus Deaton plans to tackle in the IFS analysis of UK life.
Inequalities in pay and opportunities in the UK are becoming so extreme they are threatening democracy, an Institute for Fiscal Studies study has said.
Poet and novelist Ben Okri reads 'The Mysterious Anxiety of Them and Us', his short story about privilege, want and waste, told through the metaphor of food and feasting. He was speaking to Emily Thomas and an audience at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. (Picture: People feasting at a table full of food. Credit: Getty Images)
The No Outsiders programme aims to teach children about the characteristics protected by the Equality Act - such as sexual orientation and religion.