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.
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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.
Project ADD-UP, a three-year research project examining differences in pay between local workers and expatriate workers, was instrumental in setting up the first global task force to tackle the issue.
Research from the New Dynamics of Ageing programme is highlighting the contributions and needs of India's older population to policymakers.
Research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation has been referenced in government strategy papers and informed US anti-poverty strategy.
Findings from Professor Thomas Scharf's research into older people and social exclusion has informed a charity campaign and encouraged co-operation between charity and community groups in Manchester and Liverpool.