Professor Rachel Griffith
PhD "Taxes, the location of multinationals and productivity: an empirical analysis using panel data," Keele University 1999
Rachel is Research Director of the IFS. She is Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a Research Fellow of CEPR. Rachel won the Birgit Grodal award in 2014 and was awarded a CBE in Queen's Birthday Honours 2015 for services to economic policy.
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.