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IFS Research Fellows Gabriella Conti and Martin Weidner have been awarded Consolidator Grants by the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC bestows the Consolidator Grants to outstanding researchers who have a promising scientific track record, and between 7-12 years of experience after the completion of their doctorates.
The ERC grants have been awarded to 291 top scientists across Europe. Funding for these researchers, part of the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is worth in total €573 million and will give them a chance to build up their teams and have far-reaching ...
On 28 November, IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio gave a lecture as part a series convened by the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) and the Centre for Evaluation, addressing methods and innovation in primary studies. The lecture was entitled, 'Contextualised structural modelling for policy impact' and focused on Early Childhood interventions. You can find out more and watch a video of the lecture on the CEDIL website.
IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio has given the 2018/19 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series at Johns Hopkins Department of Economics:
Lecture 1: November 12, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm;
The process of human development over the early years: what we know and what we don’t
Lecture 2: November 13, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm;
Modeling parental behavior
Lecture 3: November 15, 2018; 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm;
Human capital policies: what can be done and at what scale
The department has funded The Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series since 1998. For a two-week period once a ...
Today the Social Security Advisory Committee, of which IFS Deputy Director Carl Emmerson is a member, released their report on the draft Universal Credit (Managed Migration) Regulations 2018. The report, and the government's response to its recommendations can be found here.
This year’s Gorman Lectures will be delivered by Claudia Goldin (Harvard) on May 20/21, 5.30-7pm, at UCL.
There will be a Conference during both days (co-sponsored by CREAM and IFS) themed around Claudia’s work and co-organised by Uta Schoenberg, Monica Costa Dias and Claudia Olivetti.
Established in 2001, the Gorman Lectures are given in honour of the influential economist William Moore "Terence" Gorman. The annual series features a different leading economist each year and has included: Eric Maskin, Dan McFadden, James Heckman, Avinash Dixit, Robert M. Townsend, Ken ......