Dr Amy Clair’s work with Adam Tinson for the Health Foundation thinktank shows housing problems are likely a significant component of the ‘syndemic’ that has led to greater risks of Covid-19 infection and serious complications for certain social groups
In a blog for Vox EU, MiSoC’s Sonia Bhalotra explains how her research using data from Brazil shows that job loss contributes to the global surge in domestic violence witnessed during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the mechanisms behind that.
Writing for the ESRC-funded Economics Observatory, MiSoC’s Renee Luthra and Alita Nandi explore whether the Covid-19 crisis is likely to create a more hostile environment for immigrants and ethnic minorities
In a new blog for the ESRC’s Economics Observatory, Birgitta Rabe with co-authors Claire Crawford and Ellen Greaves investigate the likely impacts of the government’s decision to extend free school meals to children at home during term-time and over the summer holidays
Writing for the ESRC’s Economics Observatory, MiSoC’s Susan Harkness explores why women have borne such a heavy economic and caring burden during the coronavirus pandemic and whether the negative impact will persist
Writing for the ESRC’s new Economics Observatory, Emilia Del Bono and Angus Holford investigate the impact of the Covid-19 economic downturn on employment prospects for new graduates and current higher education students.
Writing for the LSE, MiSoC researcher Ayse Guveli explores the effect of Covid-19 related school closures on children’s educational opportunities and future outcomes, and how this varies by social and family background.
In a blog for the LSE, ISER researcher Dr Birgitta Rabe and Dr Jo Blanden of the University of Surrey explore the decision to send the youngest students back to school this summer and explain why doing so may be important for children’s education and wellbeing, as long as health risks can be mitigated.
Writing for the Social Market Foundation’s Ask The Expert series, Dr Amy Clair explores how COVID-19, and the actions taken to mitigate its spread, highlight the central role of the home in people’s lives, and how that affects their health.
Inequalities in child developmental outcomes emerge early in life and persist, with parents playing a critical role in determining these differences. MiSoC researcher Professor Sonia Bhalotra investigates the importance of subjective expectations of returns to and effort costs of the two main investments that mothers make in newborns: breastfeeding and stimulation
MiSoC’s Dr Renee Luthra describes her new research into how Brexit was experienced by highly skilled migrants in the UK higher education sector, a sector reliant on EU migration, and the ways that employment in higher education buffered staff against its impact
An insight into pioneering work by MiSoC’s Adeline Delavande on the measurement of subjective expectations. She pushes forward the agenda of asking decision-makers directly about their subjective expectations, and, with collaborators, has pioneered the elicitation of subjective expectations in developing countries.
In a new blog for Child of our Time, Dr Cara Booker explains her research with Professor Yvonne Kelly of the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies at UCL, which tracks the health and happiness of the UK’s children