IFS consists of several teams of researchers, often collaborating with affiliated research associates from other academic institutions, as well as with expert practitioners and policymakers. We also host several PhD students each year, often from universities abroad. We collaborate with researchers from the UK and overseas, and the Institute hosts a range of visitors throughout the year.

Featured Person
Featured Person
Richard Blundell
Research Director
Paul Johnson

Since 1986 Richard has been Research Director of the IFS, where he is also Director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy. Richard was awarded a Knighthood in 2014.

Paul is Director of the IFS. He has worked and published extensively on the economics of public policy. As well as a previous period of work at the IFS his career has included spells at HM Treasury, the Department for Education and the FSA.