Professor Rachel Griffith
Deputy Research Director
PhD "Taxes, the location of multinationals and productivity: an empirical analysis using panel data," Keele University 1999
Rachel is a Deputy Research Director at IFS. Her research considers the relationship between government policy and economic performance. Her specific interests relate to empirical industrial organisation, the retail food sector, nutrition, innovation, productivity and corporate tax.
She is Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, a Fellow of the British Academy, Editor of the Economic Journal, President of the European Economic Association (2015) and a Research Fellow of CEPR. She currently holds an ERC Advanced Grant on the Microeconomic Analysis of Prices, Food and Nutrition (see her website for details). Rachel has served as a director of the Review of Economic Studies. Rachel was awarded a CBE in 2015 for her services to economic policy.