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Imran Rasul

IFS co-director Imran Rasul awarded prestigious Yrjö Jahnsson Award


IFS researcher and co-director of the ESRC Centre for Public Policy (CPP) at IFS, Imran Rasul, has been awarded the prestigious Yrjö Jahnsson prize for his work on the role of social relationships in economics. Imran, who is also a professor at University College London, receives the 2019 award...

8 April 2019

IFS Deaton Review of Inequality

Deaton Review on inequality launched

The IFS is launching a major new £2.5 million study of inequality in the UK chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Angus Deaton.

4 February 2019

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IFS at the American Economic Association 2019 Annual Meeting


The AEA, in conjunction with 59 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA), holds a three-day meeting each January to present papers on general economics topics. This January, several IFS economists presented their work. IFS Research Fellow, Phillipe ...

3 January 2019

Orazio Attanasio

IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio gives CEDIL Lecture


On 28 November, IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio gave a lecture as part a series convened by theCentre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning(CEDIL) and the Centre for Evaluation, addressing methods and innovation in primary studies. The lecture was entitled, 'Contextualised structu...

29 November 2018

Orazio Attanasio

IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio gives 2018/19 Ely Lectures


IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio has given the 2018/19 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series at Johns Hopkins Department of Economics: Lecture 1: November 12, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm; The process of human development over the early years: what we know and what we don’t Lectur...

15 November 2018

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2018/19 Gorman Lectures


This year’s Gorman Lectures will be delivered by Claudia Goldin (Harvard) on May 20/21, 5.30-7pm, at UCL. There will be a Conference during both days (co-sponsored by CREAM and IFS) themed around Claudia’s work and co-organised by Uta Schoenberg, Monica Costa Dias and Claudia Olivetti. ...

31 October 2018

Carl Emmerson

IFS Deputy Director Carl Emmerson gives evidence on the benefit cap


IFS Deputy Director Carl Emmerson gave evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee today as part of their inquiry into the benefit cap. Since 2013 the government has placed a cap on the amount that some working-age families can receive in benefits. In May 2018 60,000 households saw their b...

10 October 2018

Richard Blundell

Richard Blundell gives keynote at launch of Inequality Platform


Richard Blundell, Director of the Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the IFS, has given the keynote speech at the Copenhagen Business School's launch of their Business in Society Platform on Inequality. His address was on‘The dynamics of income and earnings inequality&rs...

2 October 2018

Laura van der Erve

Laura van der Erve presents at Women in Economics conference


IFS Research Economist, Laura ven der Erve, spoke at the fourth annual Women in Economics conference, held in Cambridge at Gonville and Caius College. The speakers at the event were: Victoria Bateman, Director of Studies in Economics at Caius Hannah Peaker, Chief of Staff at the Women's Equalit...

21 September 2018

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In Memoriam: Sir James Mirrlees (1936-2018)


It is with great sadness that the Institute for Fiscal Studies notes the death of Sir James Mirrlees (1936-2018). He has been a figure of enormous importance both for the magnitude of his influence on the field of public policy analysis in general and more particularly for his role in the Institute&...

30 August 2018

IFS Director Paul Johnson receives honorary doctorate from UCL


IFS Director Paul Johnson has been awarded an honorary doctorate from University College London. The degree was presented on 3rd June at the morning graduation ceremony for Social and Historical Sciences postgraduate students at theRoyal Festival Hall. IFS Director Paul Johnson and CPP Director...

3 July 2018