Rachel Griffith, CBE FBA
Professor of Economics, University of Manchester
Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies
This page contains recent presentations, working papers and policy publications in chronological order.
"A new year, a new you? Temptation and self-control in food purchases"
CEPR DP 12499
Slides, Vilfredo Pareto Lecture, ASSET annual conference, Algiers, October 2017
Slides, Lecture in Honour of Leonid Hurwicz, Warsaw, 3 July 2017
"How well targeted are soda taxes?"
CEPR DP 12484
presentation at Nemmers Prize Conference, Northwestern, 18 May 2017
slides, seminars at Lisbon (October), Queen Mary (4 May), CREST (15 March), Venice (20 March), 2017
"Design of optimal corrective taxes in the alcohol market"
seminar at Welcome Trust, 7 July 2017
Griffith, O'Connell and Smith (2016) IFS Working Paper, W17/02
seminar at Vienna, 9 March 2017
seminars at Warwick (Oct 2016), City (Oct 2016), Sussex (Sept 2016)
"Demand Estimation with Unobserved Choice Set Heterogeneity"
Crawford, Griffith and Iaria (2017) CEPR DP 11675, revised version of 2016 discussion paper
seminars at Leuven, Essex (April 2016), Zurich, Oslo, Budapest (February 2016), Turin, Rome (October 2015)
"State Aid Control When the Rest of the World Disagrees: Are the Tax Cases just the Tip of the Iceberg?"
"Public policy towards obesity and food consumption"
"Gluttony and sloth?", European Economic Association Presidential Lecture, Mannheim, August 2015
"Multinational firms, intellectual property and corporate income taxes"
"The impact of introducing a minimum price on alcohol in Britain"
"Corporate taxes and intellectual property: simulating the effect of Patent Boxes"
"Innovation in China: the rise of Chinese inventors in the production of knowledge"
Griffith, Rachel and Rupert Harrison (2005) Background facts and comments on "Supporting growth in innovation: enhancing the R&D tax credit"
Griffith and Harrison (2003) "Understanding the UK's poor technological performance"
Griffith, Klemm and Simpson "Response to consultative note 'Designs for Innovation'"
Bloom, Griffith and Klemm "Issues in the design and implementation of an R&D tax credit for UK firms"
Griffith, R "How important is business R&D for economic growth and should the government subsidise it?"