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Income inequality and the very rich
Inequality very rich

MiSoC research shows that data from household surveys may not give the whole picture of the UK’s income inequality levels

Sticking with the job - the benefits of in-work credits
In work credits

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

New ways of measuring poverty
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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

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