AGF - Anglo German Foundation Lecture Series
This lecture series was endowed to commemorate the work of the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Modern Industrial Society (1973-2009). The first lecture was delivered in 2011 under the auspices of the British Academy by Sir Tony Atkinson on "Britain, Germany and Social Europe 1973-2020". The series is now managed by NIESR, in conjunction with a German partner and takes place in alternate years in London and Berlin on a topic of public policy interest.
CFM - Centre for Macroeconomics
The Centre For Macroeconomics is a research centre that brings together a group of world class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and help design policies to alleviate it.
CVER - Centre for Vocational Education Research
The Centre aims to become a world-class research hub with the potential to generate a step-change in our understanding of the nature, significance and potential contribution of vocational education to individuals and the wider economy.
ECO - Economics Observatory
Economics Observatory (ECO), is a new website that seeks to answer questions from policy-makers and the public about the economics of the Covid-19 crisis and the recovery. The initiative, which is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), draws on the expertise of economists from a wide range of universities and research institutions. It will gather and evaluate the best possible data and evidence and use these as the basis for Q&A briefings.
ESCoE - Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence
ESCoE is an investment by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) set up in 2016 in response to the findings of the Bean Review. ESCoE’s focus will be to provide analysis of emerging and future issues in measuring the modern economy.
ESRC IAA - ESRC Impact Acceleration Accounts
In recognition for its growing profile and its commitment to impact and engagement NIESR has been awarded an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) from the Economic and Social Research Council. Funding will be provided for four years from Spring 2019.
IAAs are block awards made to research organisations to promote the impact of research. They help social scientists collaborate with businesses, policymakers and civil society, creating new opportunities for research to make a positive contribution to society and the economy.
EUROFRAME - European Forecasting Research Association for the Macro-Economy
The EUROFRAME network was founded at the end of 1998 as an initiative of the nine independent research institutes towards more integrated forecasting and macroeconomic policy analysis in the European Union. In 2007 CASE joined EUROFRAME as the tenth member.
LLAKES - Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies
NIESR is a partner in this ESRC-funded Research Centre which is led by Professor Andy Green at the UCL Institute of Education. The third research partner in the Centre is the University of Southampton. The principal aims of the Centre are to investigate the role of lifelong learning in promoting economic competitiveness and social cohesion and to learn more about the tensions and complementarities between these two policy objectives.
MMF - Money Macro and Finance Research Group
This is a study group which exists to promote and disseminate economic research in these fields of study, primarily in the UK.
OMFIF - Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum
OMFIF is an independent think tank for central banking, economic policy and public investment, providing a neutral platform for public and private sector engagement worldwide. With teams in London, Singapore and the US, OMFIF focuses on global policy and investment themes relating to central banks, sovereign funds, pension funds, regulators and treasuries. NIESR’s long standing expertise in modelling the macroeconomy and understanding monetary-financial-fiscal policies provides a natural link
The Productivity Commission has been established by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and The Productivity Institute (TPI), funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Its main purpose is to examine the UK’s productivity performance, and provide policy solutions to address the shortfall.
The Productivity Institute, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), brings together world-leading experts from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, working directly with policymakers and businesses to better understand, measure, and enable improvements in productivity across the whole of the UK, with the aim to improve living standard and well-being.
After economists and traditional economic models failed to predict the financial crash of 2008, many called for a rethink on how we study macroeconomics - the branch of economics that deals with how the wider economy behaves and which is concerned with issues such as economic growth, inflation, employment and financial stability. This is what led to the creation by the Economic and Social Research Council of a new Network, ‘Rebuilding Macroeconomics’.
A dynamic microsimulation model for non-specialists The Simulator of Individual Dynamic Decisions (SIDD) is a modelling project that has been in development at NIESR since 2002.
Read more about our Memorandum of Understanding which enables both parties to collaborate for mutual benefit on a number of objectives.
The Workplace Employment Relations Study (WERS) is a series of surveys that aims to provide a nationally representative account of the state of employment relations and working life inside British workplaces.