IFS Outdooring Press Conference Opening Adress delivered by Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, Founder/President of the Institution for Fiscal Studies (IFS) at the IFS media launch held in Accra, November 17, 2014, at Holiday Inn Hotel, Accra. Click here to read the full speech
The media launch of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) took place at the Holiday Inn hotel in Accra on November 17, 2014. Members of the Governing Council of the Institute, its staff, associates, and other important invited personalities joined Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, IFS Founder/President, and Prof. Newman Kusi, the Executive Director, to unveil the Institute to the media and the public. In his speech at the event, Dr. Duffuor shed light on the reason for establishing the Institute as well as its mission and vision.
Press Statement By IFS and IMANI On Thursday, 12 March 2015, the Minister for Finance appeared before Parliament to make a statement on the implications of the falling crude oil prices on the 2015 Budget. The Minister also used the opportunity to inform the House of the steps government has taken to address the issue to ensure that its macroeconomic objectives are achieved. Click here to view the full statement
RE: Government’s Response to IFS/IMANI Press Statement On Tuesday, 7 April, 2015, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and IMANI jointly issued a Press Statement in which the two think-tanks advanced a position that the loss of GH₵2.7 billion worth of revenue to the 2015 Budget from the decline in crude oil prices could have been avoided or mitigated, if the Minister of Finance had taken steps to resume the hedging program that was implemented in the 2010-2012 period. Click here to view the full statement
Is Ghana’s Approach to Petroleum Revenue Management Still Credible? Presentation delivered by Mark Evans, Africa Economic Analyst, Natural Resource Governance Institute at the Budget 2016 Forum hosted by IFS and NRGI Click here to read the full speech
Adding Flesh to the Letter of Act 815: How Has Oil Governance in Ghana Been In the Past 5 Years? Ishmael Ackah (PhD), Head of Policy Unit, Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) Presented at the Budget 2016 Forum hosted by IFS and NRGI Click here to read the full speech