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Challenging poverty in developing countries - the impact of our innovation in microsimulation in Mozambique

New spin-off models based on EUROMOD, our tax-benefit microsimulation model developed at Essex, are informing effective policies to combat poverty in developing countries

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Female employment and child inequality: New briefing for All Party Parliamentary Group

New briefing by Professor of Public Policy, Susan Harkness, shows that changes in female employment have helped to mitigate the trend of rising income inequality, but in families where the mother is the sole breadwinner the risk of poverty is high

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Taking the Long View 2018: annual review of ISER's current research published

The review provides an insight into some of our new research, including the impacts of both racial harassment and housing on mental health, university drop-out rates, gaps in UK pay and infertility and genetics.

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New funding for Understanding Society confirmed

ISER’s world-leading UK Household Longitudinal Study awarded new funding from the Economic and Social Research Council

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International Conference: Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II this week at Essex

Bringing together researchers from around the world involved in the design, implementation and analysis of longitudinal surveys, to share methodological research findings

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The Magnificent Seven - ISER's new PhDs graduate

A record number of new Doctors from ISER’s PhD programme graduating today at the University of Essex

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