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University of Essex receives Queen’s Anniversary Prize for outstanding social science research today at Buckingham Palace

ISER recognised for ‘authoritative social and economic research to inform government policies and improve people’s lives’

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Ten year old girls using social media for more than an hour a day are more likely to develop wellbeing issues as older teens

New study co-authored by Dr Cara Booker finds a gender difference in social media behaviours in young people and differing impacts on their mental health

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Call for Papers: Income redistribution and the role of tax-benefit systems in Latin America

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, the EUROMOD team at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales invite researchers to submit papers for an international conference on 5-6 July 2018 in Quito, Ecuador.

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From Brexit to childcare, blood pressure to banking: new Essex research at Royal Economic Society conference

Research from the Institute for Social and Economic Research, Essex Business School and the Department of Economics to be presented at the prestigious annual conference.

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Boomerang generation cause a significant decline in parents’ quality of life and well-being

New study co-authored by Professor Emily Grundy analysed longitudinal data from people aged over 50 and their partners in 17 European countries from 2007-2015

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Ageing without kids. Is there a price to be paid? New research presented at European Parliament seminar

Professor Emily Grundy presented new research findings to policy makers and stakeholders at discussion event on the future needs young generations may face in terms of family formation and ageing

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