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Understanding Brexit: the latest research on the EU referendum

New data from Understanding Society, the UK Household Panel Study, have been released on political attitudes, engagement with political issues and Brexit voting behaviour to enable early analysis on the pressing issues surrounding Brexit. The initial findings and working papers will be shared at a discussion event.

New ISER report for Low Pay Commission

Commission publishes new analysis by Professor Mike Brewer and Dr Paola De Agostini, using EUROMOD to assess the future situations for families surviving on the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Making the UK a good place to work - and the launch of Understanding Society's Insights 2017

How should we tackle low pay and precarious work – a dynamic or damaging force?

With growing concerns about UK’s endemic low pay and impact of the ‘gig’ economy, a panel of leading policy commentators will discuss new findings from Understanding Society data and explore how we can improve low pay and insecure work in the context of emerging evidence.

The event will bring together policy makers, employer and skills bodies, trade unions, HR professionals, educationalists, local authorities, pay campaigners and think tanks. Delegates will have plenty of opportunity to contribute to the debate and enjoy a reception afterwards.The event is part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science.

What works for work incentives: moving off benefits

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, we present new research on work incentives in the UK and Europe.

The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A to discuss the potential implications for better policy making.

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