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The Royal Economic Society is holding their annual conference online from Monday 12 to Wednesday 14 April 2021, and as part of the conference Rachel Griffith delivered a lecture on obesity, poverty, and public policy.
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IFS Director Paul Johnson has joined the new Times Education Commission, a year-long project bringing together experts on education which is expected to inform government policy.
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A commission to examine the possibility of giving Stormont more taxation powers is to be led by IFS Director Paul Johnson.
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Professor Carol Propper, IFS Research Fellow, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours for her contribution to economics and public health.
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Prof Rachel Griffith has been made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours List for her contribution to economics policy and education.
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IFS Fellows among the six 'leading skills and labour market economists' appointed to the board to provide expert advice on skills and productivity.
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Professor Sir Richard Blundell and the team at the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) have won the ONS Research Excellence Award for their work on informing policies to tackle inequalities.
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Award given for services to Social Sciences
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IFS Director Paul Johnson is the host of a new BBC radio series which looks at austerity and its impact on the UK.