Rachel Griffith, CBE FBA

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

"A new year, a new you? Temptation and self-control in food purchases", Vilfredo Pareto Lecture, ASSET annual conference, Algiers, October 2017

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"Individual preference heterogeneity, targeting and welfare effects of soda taxes", Lisbon, October 2017

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"A new year, a new you? Temptation and self-control in food purchases", Lecture in Honour of Leonid Hurwicz, Warsaw, 3 July 2017

Slides

"Do sin taxes work?"
     Keynote lecture, AFSE annual conference, Nice, 19 June 2017
     Musgrave Lecture CESifo, Munich, 27 April 2017
     Keynote lecture at RES PhD Symposium, Bristol, 13 April 2017

"Innovation, Firms and Wage Inequality", College de France, 16 June 2017

Slides

"How well targeted are soda taxes?"
     presentation at Nemmers Prize Conference, Northwestern, 18 May 2017
     seminars at 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 (2016) new version coming soon
     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?", CRA conference Brussels December 2016

Video

Griffith, O'Connell and Smith (2016) "Sweetening the sugar tax?", IFS Observation, 16 December 2016

Paper

"Does Starbucks Pay Enough Tax?", Royal Economic Society Public Lecture 2015

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"Public policy towards obesity and food consumption", European Research Council, Brussels, May 2015

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"Gluttony and sloth?", European Economic Association Presidential Lecture, Mannheim, August 2015

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Full lecture
Short video

Griffith, Krol, and Smith (2015) "Store Brands and the Role of Advertising" CEPR Discussion Paper DP10877

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"Multinational firms, intellectual property and corporate income taxes", Austrilian Treasury, June 2014

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"Tax Lies and Videotape", Interview on Panorama on September 2013

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"Parental investment in child nutrition", seminar IZA, 24 September 2012

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"Offshoring of high-skilled workers is not a zero sum game", VoxEU, March 2012

VOX Eu article

"Demand for fruit and vegetables: the impact of 5 a day", slides AEA, January 2012

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Patent Boxes: An innovative race to the bottom?, June 2011

VOX Eu article

"Food prices in the UK", seminar at the OFT, November 2011

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"The impact of introducing a minimum price on alcohol in Britain", IFS Briefing Note BN109, September 2010

Paper

"Corporate taxes and intellectual property: simulating the effect of Patent Boxes", IFS Briefing Note BN112, Nov 2010

Paper

"Innovation in China: the rise of Chinese inventors in the production of knowledge", IFS WP W11/15, Sept 2011

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Griffith, Rachel and Rupert Harrison (2005) Background facts and comments on "Supporting growth in innovation: enhancing the R&D tax credit", IFS Briefing Note BN68, November 2005

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Griffith and Harrison (2003) "Understanding the UK's poor technological performance", IFS Briefing Note 37

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Griffith, Klemm and Simpson "Response to consultative note 'Designs for Innovation'", IFS Briefing Note No. 23

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Bloom, Griffith and Klemm "Issues in the design and implementation of an R&D tax credit for UK firms", IFS Briefing Note No. 15

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Griffith, R "How important is business R&D for economic growth and should the government subsidise it?", HM Treasury Working Paper and IFS Briefing Note 12

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Griffith, R and H. Simpson(1998) "What role should the government play in promoting productivity?", IFS Commentary C73, November 1998

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