IFS announcements

Announcements about IFS research and researchers.

Conference: Advances in microeconometrics

This conference will take place 15-16 August 2016 in Kyoto and has been organised by Andrew Chesher (UCL), Hidehiko Ichimura (U Tokyo) and Sokbae Lee (Seoul National University). A full programme of speakers is now available.

This event is supported by the British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Programme.

IFS Director Paul Johnson awarded an honorary doctorate from Exeter

Exeter University today awarded IFS Director Paul Johnson the degree of "Doctor of Laws honoris causa".

Exeter Vice-Chancellor Steve Smith said: "It is with great pleasure that I present Paul Johnson for an honorary degree for his work in the field of Economics, and in recognition of the significant contribution he has made to public policy debates in the UK.... we are honoured to welcome Paul to the University today as an honorary graduate and to recognise his achievements. Above all, we are recognising someone who has a unique - and profoundly - influential voice in UK society. This University shares Paul’s commitment to the creation of informed, data-led public debates."

IFS Researchers and Fellows present at 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Dynamics.

IFS Fellows have held presentations at this year's Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Dynamics in Toulouse.


Savings and wealth inequality, (Mariacristina De Nardi

Medicaid insurance in old age, (Eric French)

Marriage market, labor supply and education choice, (Monica Costa Dias

The Anatomy of the Wage Distribution. How do Gender and Immigration Matter? (Suphanit Piyapromdee)

This presentation was also given at the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum on Structural Microeconometrics (20-21 June, 2016) and the 1st Rome Junior Conference on Applied Microeconomics Rome (23-24 June, 2016).

Heterogeneity in supply and demand: CALL FOR PAPERS

8 - 10 December 2016, Boston College

Continuing a series of conferences on heterogeneity in econometric models started at Brown University in 2009, we are hosting a conference on econometric models of supply and demand with heterogeneity at Boston College in December 2016.