In new work funded by the Nuffield Foundation, Mike Brewer, Professor of Economics at ISER and Director of the ESRC- funded Research Centre on Micro-Social Change, together with Jonathan Cribb from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, come to a positive conclusion on the advantages of time-limited in-work benefits
ISER researchers discuss their work in these blog posts.
Mike Brewer explores whether the government’s programme of free, part-time, childcare or early education for 3 and 4 year olds helps parents to undertake paid work
A comment on the use of results from “Does welfare reform affect fertility? Evidence from the UK”, Journal of Population Economics, in Adam Perkins’ book, The Welfare Trait.
Professor Mike Brewer unpicks the citing of his research in Adam Perkins’ book
Measuring poverty to understand how policies could best combat inequality will remain a priority for policy makers and poverty campaigners. Professor Mike Brewer describes ISER’s innovative approaches to analysing poverty data
Professor Mike Brewer and Dr Alita Nandi analysed data for the Nuffield Foundation to gain a clearer insight into the fortunes - and wellbeing - of families after the couple split up