Institute for Fiscal Studies

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The Institute for Fiscal Studies is a UK think tank which produces reports on the economic viability of various Government proposals.

It exists to "exists to provide top quality economic analysis independent of government, political party or any other vested interest." [1]

Founded in 1979 by Dick Taverne and backrolled by his friend David Sainsbury's Gatsby Foundation.

Former Directors

Council

Accessed March 2012: [1]

Executive Committee members

Other Council members

Corporate Members(as of January 2004)

  • Addleshaw Booth & Co
  • Association of British Insurers
  • Association of Corporate Treasurers
  • Association of Taxation Technicians
  • Audit Commission
  • BAA
  • Balliol College
  • Bank of England
  • Barclays Bank plc
  • BAT Industries plc
  • Bass plc
  • BP Amoco plc
  • British Bankers' Association
  • Capital Research International
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Centre for Economic Performance
  • CGNU Plc
  • Charities Aid Foundation
  • Chevron UK Ltd
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Clifford Chance
  • Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Ltd
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Department for Education and Skills
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions
  • Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs, Dublin
  • Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
  • Department of Finance and Personnel, Ireland
  • Deutsche Bank AG London
  • European Commission
  • Employment and Social Security Department, Jersey
  • Engineering Employers' Federation
  • Ernst and Young
  • Esmee Fairbairn Charitable Trust
  • ESRC
  • Farnborough College of Technology
  • Farrer & Co.
  • Finance & Treasury
  • Financial Services Authority
  • Finansdepartmentet, Norway
  • Federation of Small Businesses
  • Fundacion Fondo para la Investigacion Economica y Social, Madrid
  • Gibson, Dunne and Crutcher
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • GMB
  • Great Universal Stores plc
  • Greater London Authority
  • H M Customs & Excise
  • H M Treasury
  • HBoS
  • Hammond Suddard Edge
  • Herbert Smith
  • House of Commons Library
  • HSBC Holdings Plc
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Inland Revenue
  • Institute of Directors
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Institute for Public Policy Research
  • Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation
  • Investment Management Association
  • Chown Dewhurst LLP
  • John Swire & Sons Ltd
  • Korea Institute of Public Finance
  • KPMG
  • Lawrence Graham
  • Legal & General Assurance Society
  • London Investment Banking Association
  • Lloyds TSB Group plc
  • Local Government Association
  • London Business School Library
  • Lovells
  • McDermott, Will and Emery
  • Marks & Spencer plc
  • Marshall Library of Economics
  • Ministerio de Economia y Hacienda, Spain
  • Ministry of Finance, Sweden
  • Ministry of Finance, Denmark
  • National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux
  • National Association of Pension Funds
  • National Council for One-Parent Families
  • National Housing Federation
  • Nationwide
  • National Statistics
  • Norton Rose
  • Nyman Lisbon Paul & Co
  • Office of Fair Trading
  • Office of Water Services
  • Ontario Ministry of Finance
  • PKF
  • Pearson Plc
  • Philip Morris Europe
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • The Revenue Commissioners
  • Rexam Plc
  • Royal Bank of Scotland plc
  • Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts
  • School of Economic Science
  • Scottish Low Pay Unit
  • Shell
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Smiths Group plc
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • States of Jersey Treasury
  • States of Jersey Income Tax Department
  • Swiss Federal Finance Administration
  • Taube Hodson Stonex Partners Ltd
  • The Tax Faculty
  • Travers Smith Braithwaite
  • Treasury Information Centre, New Zealand
  • Unilever
  • UNISON
  • Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
  • Universidade de Vigo
  • University of Kent
  • University of Sunderland
  • UWCC Library [2]

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Institute for Fiscal Studies Council, organizational web page, accessed March 29, 2012.