IFS announcements

Announcements about IFS research and researchers.

Report launched on the dynamics of ageing

This report, the sixth wave of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, a survey of people aged 50 and over in England, was launch on 23 October. It focuses on three issues that are of importance to public policy and scientific investigation: intergenerational financial transfers and the distribution of wealth; the evolution of lifestyles at older ages; and trends in obesity among older people.

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.