The Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at IFS promotes the development of effective policy through the widespread dissemination of our independent research. Researchers communicate closely with policy makers, academics, the private sector and the public to inform debate on policy issues. The impacts listed below provide some examples of how our research has influenced others.

It is through generous funding from the ESRC that CPP at IFS is able to carry out high-impact research with impartiality and rigour.

The IFS has received funding from the ESRC to increase the impact of our research.

The Future of the UK and Scotland

Since 2012, IFS economists have been conducting in-depth, impartial analysis of the fiscal implications of an independent Scotland, with the aim of elucidating the key issues for policy-makers, the media and the general public in the run-up to the referendum.