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Professor Rachel Griffith FBA

Applied economic analysis of the impact of government policy on economic performance; competition, innovation and productivity; firm pricing behaviour; consumer shopping patterns and nutrition
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About this Fellow

Rachel is Research Director of the IFS. She is Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, Editor of the Economic Journal 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.

Website: http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/rachel.griffith/

Appointments

Current post

  • Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Professor of Economics, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, 2011
  • Professor, University of Manchester, 2011

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