Facts and figures about UK taxes, benefits and public spending.
Income distribution, poverty and inequality.
Slides, video clips and interactive tools.
Analysing government fiscal forecasts and tax and spending.
Analysis of the fiscal choices an independent Scotland would face.
Case studies that give a flavour of the areas where IFS research has an impact on society.
Reforming the tax system for the 21st century.
A peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing articles by academics and practitioners.
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, was elected to serve as President of the European Economic Association in 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.