Carl Emmerson, Deputy Director at the IFS, has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

The Academy of Social Science elects Fellows for their substantial contributions to social science. New Fellows of the Academy are drawn from a variety of backgrounds, disciplines and professions, and have also made significant contributions beyond the academy, including to industry, policy and higher education.

President of the Academy, Will Hutton, said: "We look forward to working with them to further promote the vital role the social sciences play in all areas of our lives.”

Read more about The Academy of Social Sciences Fellowships here.