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27 March 2014
Royal Society of Arts
This lecture has been organised by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and is designed to promote serious debate among policy-makers, opinion-formers and the wider tax and economics communities.
21 March 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies

Using comprehensive administrative data on France’s single largest financial aid program, this paper provides new evidence on the impact of large-scale need-based grant programs on the college enrolment decisions, persistence and graduation rates of low-income students.

20 March 2014
The Building Centre
The presentation will provide an opportunity to hear a considered view of the Chancellor's announcements from Institute staff.
14 March 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice
This master class will first provide an overview of the basic theory of optimality in semiparametric models, including for example the definition of optimality, the computation of information bounds, and efficient influence functions. The class will then discuss applications of the general principles to concrete statistical models. The final part of the class will focus on very recent results on optimal estimation and inference in high-dimensional models.
10 March 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies
This paper investigates the determinants of the type of higher education chosen by students.
03 March 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies
This paper estimates the economic and non-economic returns to volunteering for prime-aged women.
17 February 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies

This paper studies how the gender composition of committees aff ects promotions.

We exploit evidence from a large-scale randomized natural experiment: the system of centralized examinations to determine academic promotions that was implemented in Spain between 2002 and 2006.

The paper for this seminar can be downloaded here.

05 February 2014
Beveridge Hall, Senate House
The IFS Green Budget 2014 is funded by the Nuffield Foundation, with support from the ESRC through the Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at IFS.
03 February 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies
This paper exploits the exogenous variation in land rights in Malawi to estimate the impact of spouses’outside options on household productivity. In Malawi, some individuals trace their...
21 January 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies
In 1790, a U.S. paper dollar was widely held in disrepute (something shoddy was not ‘worth a Continental’). By 1879, a U.S. paper dollar had become 'as good as gold.' These outcomes emerged...
13 January 2014
Institute for Fiscal Studies
18 December 2013
CILIP
This workshop will introduce participants to the principles of impact evaluation and provide guidance on how youth programmes and services can best be evaluated.
17 December 2013
Institute for Fiscal Studies
This workshop has been organised by the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at IFS.
16 December 2013
Institute for Fiscal Studies
The Institute for Fiscal Studies is holding a day of talks on issues in public economics of interest to undergraduates in economics and related disciplines.
12 December 2013
Boston College, Boston
This conference, held at Boston College, brings together leading researchers from around the world working on the modelling and estimation of consumer demand.
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