Research Centres

The IFS hosts or is a partner in a number of research centres, including two ESRC research centres.

ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at IFS
Conducting multifaceted analysis of fiscal policy in relation to households and companies.
Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies
Promoting best practice in conducting and evaluating interventions.
Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap)
Developing, understanding and applying methods for modelling individual behaviour.
Programme evaluation for policy analysis (PEPA)
Examining and improving programme evaluation techniques.
English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)
An interdisciplinary data resource on health, economic position and quality of life as people age.
ESRC/HMRC/HMT Tax Administration Research Centre
Strengthening understanding of tax operation and policies.
Tax Law Review Committee
Reviewing the state and operation of tax law in the UK.
Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV)
The Centre looks at what makes good tax policy, with a particular focus on Ethiopia and Ghana.