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IFS issues frequent press releases and observations and features regularly in online, broadcast and printed media. Staff also write and contribute to news articles.

IFS research staff are happy to speak to the press about the findings of our work. If you are a member of the press and have an enquiry or would like to receive new press releases by email, please contact Bonnie Brimstone or Kirsty Ridyard. You can reach our 24 hour press line on 07730 667 013.

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Rowena Crawford, Heidi Karjalainen and David Sturrock
New IFS research published today , funded by the IFS Retirement Saving Consortium and the Economic and Social Research Council, examines how the spending of recent retirees changed as they aged, over the period from 2006 to 2018.
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As poorest households spend more of their total budget on gas and electricity, we now see inflation hitting the poorest households harder.
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IFS Senior Research Economist Xiaowei Xu's response to today's Pay as You Earn (PAYE) statistics.

Latest press releases and announcements

Press release
Rowena Crawford, Heidi Karjalainen and David Sturrock
New IFS research published today , funded by the IFS Retirement Saving Consortium and the Economic and Social Research Council, examines how the spending of recent retirees changed as they aged, over the period from 2006 to 2018.
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As poorest households spend more of their total budget on gas and electricity, we now see inflation hitting the poorest households harder.
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IFS Senior Research Economist Xiaowei Xu's response to today's Pay as You Earn (PAYE) statistics.
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IFS Research Associate Yunan Ji has received the 2022 Student Paper award from the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon).
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Dániel Prinz, Senior Research Economist and Country Programme Manager for Ethiopia at the IFS and TaxDev, was awarded an Honourable Mention by the 2022 John Heinz Dissertation Award.
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Alison Andrew, IFS Senior Research Economist and UCL PhD candidate, has been selected for the second Review of Economic Studies (Restud) North American Tour 2022.
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New IFS research finds that a blanket minimum eligibility requirement (MER) for access to student loans would be a highly imperfect way of improving student outcomes. It would increase the already large socio-economic gaps in higher education and would disproportionally affect ethnic minority ...
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We reflect on the current state of the labour market and ask whether the composition of jobs demanded looks different in ways which could affect the careers of workers.