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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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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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EuroCohort: Children’s health and well-being to be put in the spotlight across Europe

ISER’s Professor Peter Lynn and Dr Gundi Knies join team of experts designing new survey of children and young people

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Scottish Parliament uses EUROMOD to predict potential tax revenues

New analysis using ISER’s tax-benefit microsimulation model predicts 1p on the basic rate of income tax in Scotland would generate around £380m

European Commission report uses EUROMOD to highlight role of fiscal policy in stabilising household incomes during Great Recession

EU scientists use our microsimulation model for Report on Public Finances in EMU 2017, assessing policy impacts 2004-2014

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ISER gives evidence to Women & Equalities Select Committee Inquiry on Race Disparity Audit

Professor Shamit Saggar provides oral evidence to the Committee looking into the Government’s recently published audit of race disparities in the UK

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