Institutions Working on Public Finance Research or Policy

Chair in Public Finance (CPF)
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
The Chair in Public Finance (CPF) is a joint venture between Victoria University and four sponsoring institutions with an interest in public finance The Treasury, the Inland Revenue Department, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Ministry of Social Development. The Chair conducts research and organises events to increase awareness and discussion around public finance issues.

Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research (CAGTR)
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
The CAGTR was established within the School of Accounting and Commercial Law to advance and apply knowledge germane to the accounting and legal professions, commerce and industry and the public sector.

Retirement Policy & Research Centre (RPRC)
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
The RPRC is an academic centre focused on the challenges associated with the economics of an aging population and pension design, including issues of fiscal sustainability, tax and transfer policy and accident compensation.

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (TTPI)
Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute is focused on research concerned with tax and transfer policy, law, and implementation for public benefit in Australia.

CESifo Group Munich
Munich, Germany
Made up of the Centre of Economic Studies (CES) the ifo Institute and the Munich Society for the Promotion of Economic Research in Germany, CESifo Group combines both theoretical academic research and practical empiracal research in an international context.

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
London, United Kingdom
IFS is Britains leading microeconomic research institute, focussed public policy analysis across subjects such as corporate taxation,labour supply, taxation, benefits and education policy.

London School of Economics, Public Economics Programme
London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
The Public economics Programme focuses on Public Economics research including both empirical and theoretical work on taxation, social insurance, the provision of public goods, and the economics of income distribution.

Centre for Business Taxation
Saaid business School, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
The Centre for Business Taxation is an independant centre which undertakes multidiscplinery research with the aim of promoting effective policies for the taxation of business.

Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC)
University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
TARC focuses research on tax administration to strengthen both empirical and theoretical understandinfg of tax policy and operations.

Office of Tax Policy Research (OTPR)
University of Michigan, Michigan, United States of America.
The OTPR aims both to encourage and support joint research across disciplines, and act as a liason on tax issues between academic, corporate and policy tax communities.

Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
OECD, Paris, France
The Centre for Ta Policy and Administration is the focal point for the OECD’s work on all taxation issues, both interntational and domestic.

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Washington, DC, United States of America
The CBO prduces nonpartisan, objective, independant anaysis of budgetry and economic issues to support the congressional budget process.

National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
New Delhi, India
The National Institute of Public Finance and Policy is a centre for research in public economics and policies. The institute undertakes research, policy advocacy and capacity building in areas related to public economics.

National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)
London, United Kingdom
NIESR aims to promote a deeper understanding of the interaction of economic and social forces that affect people’s lives, and the ways policies can impact them. Research themes include health and well-being, policy evaluation, welfare, migration, inequality poverty and disadvantage, families early years and early intervention, education training and skills and employment policy and practice.

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