Cemmap is the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice. Cemmap develops and applies methods for modelling individual behaviour, the influences on it and the impact of policy interventions.
Cemmap conducts research and organises conferences, symposia, workshops and training courses. Academic and professional economists and social scientists from the UK and abroad are welcome at cemmap events.
Cemmap maintains an extensive network of fellows at home and abroad, it has organised 91 training courses, 37 masterclasses and is home to one of the world's leading working papers series in the field of microeconometrics with over 300 titles, many now published in leading journals.
Cemmap is a joint venture by the Department of Economics University College London and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Its offices are at the IFS in Bloomsbury in central London.
Cemmap was founded in 2000 with a grant from the Leverhulme Trust. In 2007, cemmap became a national Research Centre of the Economic and Social Research Council of the UK (ESRC). In 2011, the ESRC approved a further five years of funding, covering 2012-17.