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Paul Johnson awarded Honorary Fellowship of CIOT


IFS Director Paul Johnsonhas beenawarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) for his outstanding contribution to the field of taxation. CIOT President John Preston, who presented the award at the annual CIOT President's Luncheon on 9 January, said that the "Honorary...

10 January 2018

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Orazio Attanasio to be Econometric Society President in 2020


Orazio Attanasio, a Research Director of IFS and Professor of Economics at University College London, has been elected Second Vice-President of the Econometric Society. He will be First Vice-President in 2019, and President in 2020. Orazio is Co-Director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Ana...

14 November 2017

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IFS/CEP conference: Wages, labour market policy and the safety net


A conference was held on 26-28 October, jointly run by IFS and the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. The academic organisers were Richard Blundell, Rui Costa, Hilary Hoynes, Robert Joyce, Stephen Machin and Jim Ziliak. Papers and presentations from the conference are...

10 November 2017

Rachel Griffith elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences


IFS Research Director Rachel Griffith has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Fellows are elected after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit. This includes substantial contributions a...

2 November 2017

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IFS researchers present at Office of Manpower Economics conference


IFS researchers Jonathan Cribb and Professor Richard Disney presented papers at the Office of Manpower Economics Conference: 'Research on public sector pay' on Thursday 21 Spetember 2017, along with a number of other organisations. The presentations can be found here....

21 September 2017

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IFS part of new obesity policy research unit


We are delighted to announce that IFS will be a partner in the newly established National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Obesity Policy Research Unit (OPRU), to be hosted by the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and in partnership with researchers at IFS, UCL, City University a...

31 August 2017

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Improving tax policy and administration and tax policy-making in Ethiopia


Researchers from the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) are collaborating with the recently established Tax Policy Directorate (TPD) of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MOFEC) of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethio...

7 August 2017

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IFS wins Prospect economic think-tank of the year


For the third year in a row, the IFS has won the Prospect award for best economics and finance think tank. The judges praised the IFS for building on its unrivalled authority on the public finances....

29 November 2016

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The IFS wins UK think tank of the year


The IFS was awarded the UK think tank of the year for 2015, for the second year running. The award, runby Prospect Magazine, has not previously been given to the same organisation two years in a row. The Institute was also the winner in the 'financial and economic' category. One of the judges, the...

1 July 2015