ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at IFS

The ESRC Centre for Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy is central to the research carried out and disseminated by IFS. The IFS as a whole seeks to carry out empirical microeconomic work of the highest quality and relevance, and to impact on policy and the public debate.   CPP logo

The ESRC Centre is fundamental to the Institute’s success. It provides the long-term funding that allows IFS to carry out groundbreaking independent research in economics and microeconometrics, and to invest in developing a unique range of models and datasets. It is only through ESRC Centre funding that the IFS is able to maintain the combination of impartiality, rigour and authority which are essential if we are to continue to achieve wide-ranging impact on policy and to inform the public debate. It ensures that any evidence given at a select committee, appearance on broadcast media or briefing to ministers or industry leaders is underpinned by deep, unbiased intellectual foundations.

 

The Centre has received funding from the ESRC for five years from autumn 2015. A launch event was held on Friday 15 October.

 

Centre funding contributes to the website, Microeconomic Insights, which is a home for accessible summaries of high quality microeconomic research which informs the public about microeconomic issues that are, or should be, in the public’s eye.

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IFS director, Paul Johnson, on BBC Radio 4 Analysis Programme discussing the impact of minimum wages

Paul Johnson presented a BBC Radio 4 Analysis Programme discussing the impact of minimum wages. Listen to the programme here.

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Conference

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Date:
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Location: The Grand Hotel, Brighton

For the fifth year in a row, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) are organising three discussions at the main party conferences this autumn.

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