IFS announcements

Announcements about IFS research and researchers.

Microdata methods and practice: A cemmap celebration (November 2014)

This conference invites cemmap Fellows, International Fellows and leading econometricians from around the world to celebrate the extensive contributions of cemmap and cemmap Director Andrew Chesher to microdata methods and practice. Research will be presented highlighting the impact of cemmap, its research and the research of its fellows.



IFS researchers present at EEA-ESEM conference

A number of IFS researchers presented paper at the EEA-ESEM conference, including papers on female labour supply and welfare reform; lifetime inequality and redistribution; how household spending adjusts to economic conditions; and estimates of the the effects of teacher pay on pupils' attainment.

Barbara Sianesi accepts IZA Research Fellowship

Barbara Sianesi has accepted an invitation to join IZA's dynamic international network of Research Fellows.  Barbara began her Fellowship in August and will continue for an initial period of 3 years.

cemmap events 2014/15: now taking bookings

We are now taking bookings for most of our 2014-15 training courses, masterclasses and workshops.

Training courses in particular tend to fill up quickly so please book your place early to avoid disappointment. 

IFS wins "Think Tank of the Year"

We are delighted to have won two Prospect awards: "Think Tank of the Year 2014" and "Economic and Financial Think Tank of the Year 2014". Judges recognised IFS for being "hugely prominent in the fiscal and economic debates". Full details on the awards are here.

The aim of the Think Tank Awards is to honour the achievements of the organisations that help to shape public and political thinking on policy questions. Entrants to the awards were scored according to six criteria: coherent selection of topics of importance; innovative and plausible policy prescription; rigour of analysis; influence on politics; influence on media and wider impact; convening power. 


Prospect Magazine awards information