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New statistical techniques to model biomarkers for social science research

Dr Apostolos Davillas suggests new methods for modelling biomarkers and highlights their importance and potential for investigating socio-economic inequalities in health research

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Quotas for women in parliament led to a sharp decline in deaths at childbirth for all women

A new study by Professor Sonia Bhalotra finds a surprising result of female empowerment as death in childbirth rates drop by over 10 per cent, vital policy evidence for countries yet to introduce gender quotas and for the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.

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Ethnic and Racial Harassment, Mental Health and Ethnic Concentration at Royal Statistical Society

Dr Alita Nandi speaks about her new research on ethnic and racial harassment and mental health: resilience factors and ripple effects

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ISER evidence used in new call for taxing cannabis in the UK

Health Poverty Action calls for the legalisation and taxation of cannabis using evidence from our 2013 cost benefit analysis

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Over 15 million people in Europe experience a high degree of housing precariousness

New study finds problem on a ‘massive scale’ and defines a new comparative measure of housing precariousness for Europe using secondary data

EUROMOD analysis informs new European Commission reports on economic policies

New 2018 European Semester recommendations build on country-specific analysis supported by ISER’s tax benefit microsimulation model, EUROMOD

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