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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

Understanding Brexit

Dr Nicole Martin describes research projects planned using unique new data on attitudes to the UK leaving the European Union

Impactful Social Science – How Social Science is helping to tackle global grand challenges

Shamit Saggar, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at ISER spoke at the ESRC’s launch of the Festival of Social Science at the Royal Society on 7 November. Hosted by Springer Nature partnered with the Economic and Social Research Council, Professor Saggar joined Laurie Taylor of Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed, Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Professor Felicity Callard, Director of the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research.

Sticking with the job - the benefits of 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