Impact of the IFS Green Budget

Date: 09 February 2016

Delegates at the Green Budget launch on 8 February: around 400, including policymakers, journalists, academics and delegates from business and NGOs

Green Budget 2016 report documents: downloaded over 3,500 times during the first 48 hours after publication

 Green Budget launch

Presentation slides from the launch event: viewed nearly 800 times during that period.

Interviews with IFS researchers on BBC news, BBC News Channel, ITV News, Daily Politics, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Scotland, SKY News, BBC 2 Daily Politics

Media mentions during the first 48 hours: 114 hard copy mentions recorded by media monitoring, as well as 360 broadcast and 700 online mentions

IFS website page views on Green Budget launch day: over 8,600

Twitter impressions for 30 Tweets sent during the first 48 hours: over 80,000


 Tweet from Ed Conway

"The Institute for Fiscal Studies is one of those institutions which is as feared in Downing Street as it is revered throughout the academic world. This is hardly surprising..." Ed Conway, SKY

"The respected Institute for Fiscal Studies is the irritating wasp buzzing round the Chancellor, refusing to let him sit comfortably on his economic plans." Evening Standard