Dr Joshua Fullard writes for the British Educational Research Association (BERA)
ISER researchers discuss their work in these blog posts.
Anna Dearman writes for Understanding Society - Long read: why should a social survey devote resources to a biomarker collection?
Dr Angus Holford writes for The Conversation
Joshua Fullard writes for the British Educational Research Association (BERA)
Dr Angus Holford writes for the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) about his upcoming training course Introduction to Impact Evaluation
The value of keeping ethnic ties: why adherence to recommended COVID-19 health behaviours differs among young adults
Professor Renee Luthra writes for the International Public Policy Observatory about our latest ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change study on behaviours during lockdown
Professor Renee Luthra on new research using a novel data set
Which housing inequalities have been amplified by COVID-19, and what can be done to make the situation fairer for renters?
MiSoC’s Amy Clair writes for the International Public Policy Observatory looking at which housing inequalities have been amplified by COVID-19
MiSoC student Liza Benny writes a blog detailing the sucessful workshop on ‘Women in the Labour Market’
Birgitta Rabe, Laura Fumagalli and co-authors write for the Economics Observatory on the negative impact of the pandemic on the mental health of children and young people
Susan Harkness provides an update on her blog for the ESRC’s Economics Observatory, on how mothers have been hit harder by widening inequalities in employment since the first Covid-19 lockdown.
Professor Renee Luthra writes for LSE
Writing for the Institute for the Future of Work, Dr Silvia Avram shares the results of a new experimental study aimed at examining workers’ reactions to uncertainty about work availability and pay.
In a blog for the Institute for Fiscal Studies, MiSoC student Sonkurt Sen with IFS co-authors Arun Advani and Ross Warwick explore the effect of A level choices on improving diversity among economists
Mandatory remote teaching could reduce inequality during the pandemic – but delivering it will be difficult
Asye Guveli writes for The Conversation
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
MiSoC’s Birgitta Rabe & co-authors write for the ESRC’s Economics Observatory on their research into the impact of extending free school meals for means-tested families into the school holidays.
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.
MiSoC’s Sonia Bhalotra writes for the ESRC’s Economics Observatory on the ‘shadow pandemic’ that is the global surge of domestic violence since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.
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
David Rose, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at ISER, pays tribute to our former colleague, Dr Malcolm Byrnin, who sadly passed away last week.
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.