The majority of young people live in the underdeveloped countries of the Global South, where increased access to schooling has led to the phenomenon of the 'educated unemployed' - frustrated by the lack of social and economic opportunities.
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Despite the focus on how social media can mobilise voters. research shows that more traditional face-to-face and phone techniques remain much more powerful in getting voters to the polls.
A mass survey of 30,000 EU citizens has found that European identity is strong – and getting stronger, particularly amongst younger people.
Increased public funding of research is followed by increased research engagement from the private sector, new report shows.
Britons moving to the Mediterranean end up less happy than if they had stayed at home, according to research based on the European Social Survey.
By working with and learning from people in later life good design can contribute to the wellbeing of older people.
Rachel Griffith, Co-Director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy, has been awarded the prestigious Birgit Grodal Prize.
Students will graduate with "much higher debts than before" under the current tuition fee system, according to a new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Recent record rainfall and flooding across the UK have raised questions about how we manage our environment, deal with flooding and build a resilient infrastructure. ESRC-funded academics have been looking into how we respond to extreme weather, from flooding to drought, and how we use natural resources like water.
On 9 September 2012, six weeks of Olympic and Paralympic frenzy came to a close in London's Olympic park, marking the beginning of a legacy set to last decades. There is little in the way of precedent for such huge projects – so how can we better understand their successes, challenges, and impacts?