ESRC Fellow Dr Jonny Byrne's six month placement provided the Northern Ireland Office with a unique resource for analysing and understanding the contentious issues and challenges under discussion in the 2013 Haass Talks.
All impact case studies (politics)
- Results: (8)
Recommendations by Professor Rita de la Feria led to reforms implemented in the Portugal’s 2012 State Budget which boosted the efficiency of tax and generated savings of 1.2 per cent GDP.
Datasets from the ESRC-funded UK Data Service were used in a policy model which underpinned the Scottish Bill on minimum pricing of alcohol.
An academic survey of the carrier bag levy in Wales has caused the Welsh Government to redraft its advice for businesses.
Government used ESRC-funded research to inform its policies when increasing competition in the NHS.
Following co-operation with researchers at the University of Leeds, several local authorities have adopted specific 'good practice' procedures for the erotic dancing industry.
Social science underpinned by ESRC support played a major role in establishing and delivering the Government's Sure Start initiative in 1999, which aimed to provide integrated early years services for disadvantaged groups.
Researchers pointed out flaws in the statistical evidence underpinning the DNA retention policy, leading to a revision of the scientific work.