MiSoC’s research programme covers four main areas. Cutting across all four is a programme of methodological research.
How parents and public institutions combine to affect children and young people's development, and the way that skills are acquired by children and young people
How individuals and families are affected by and react to new demands in the labour market, how well they are protected by the welfare state, and how to reduce inequalities
How new migrants are integrated into society, the persistence of social and ethnic inequalities in education, and ethnic diversity in intergenerationaltransmission and inequality
Why families are changing, how family relations are being shaped by an aging population, and the implications for inequalities in health and living standards
Techniques to improve causal inference, issues in measurement, and machine learning in the social sciences
MiSoC also coordinates a research network on preference and expectation formation. Read more here.
A full list of all ISER’s research
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