In a blog for CLOSER, Annette Jäckle cautions that before we rush headlong into adopting new technologies to help with survey data collection we need to recognise and address the new challenges they bring with them
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
ISER researchers presented new evidence on early influences on young people about aspiring to higher education, who applies, who drop outs and who succeeds at a conference for professionals and policy makers in Westminster
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.
Release of data from Understanding Society, the UK Household Panel Study, has allowed select researchers the chance to unpick attitudes and behaviours in the UK population during the year of the Brexit vote
New evidence on causal effects of shared environment and lifestyle may provide a basis for screening programmes and other interventions that exploit information on the health of one partner to identify elevated risks for the other partner
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