The chancellor's briefcase

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Our interactive tool lets you be the Chancellor. Change spending plans, set tax policies and see how your choices impact borrowing and debt.

Our impact stats

working papers written by IFS authors in 2023
journal articles published by IFS authors in 2023. Over the past decade we have had 48 articles in the top five economics journals
mentions in the UK media 2023
mentions in parliamentary debates in 2023
UK government policy documents that cited IFS and its research in 2023
Researchers at IFS

Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy

The ESRC has funded a Centre at IFS since 1991. We are recognised as a global centre of excellence and have official ESRC Research Institute status

The Centre underpins and is fundamental to IFS's research agenda, and is of central importance to our ability to integrate research with policy analysis.

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