Unemployment research grant

A team of researchers at ISER has been awarded funding to look into the dynamics of unemployment.

Mark Taylor and Simonetta Longhi will be examining the job search activities of both unemployed and employed people over a 16 year period from 1990-2006.

The project will be comparing job opportunities for both the unemployed and the employed, looking at the impact of the number of jobseekers on those opportunities and also trying to find out if the probablity of finding a job and the quality of a job differs between unemployed and employed job seekers and if so, why.

The project, Job search in the UK 1990-2006, has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust and will begin in September 2009.


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