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Jobless immigrants prefer to leave

14 April 2015

Research shows that labour migrants leave the country relatively quickly if they are out of work. "a substantial proportion of immigrants leave the host country eventually, and many do so within 24 mo...

All work and low pay in recession

09 April 2015

The sixth workplace employment relations study, co-funded by the esrc, reveals that the tough economic climate has led to pronounced increases in workload and working hours for many employees in brita...

The economic legacy of Mrs Thatcher

08 April 2015

Nicholas crafts, professor of economics and economic history at the university of warwick and director of the esrc centre for competitive advantage in the global economy, examines how the economic pol...

The scars of unemployment

13 March 2015

The number of 16 to 24-year-olds out of work rose to 963,000 in the three months to february, while the total number of unemployed went down by 17,000. Esrc-funded research has examined how recession...

Better times for work life

26 February 2015

"despite the recession there are signs that working life has improved in a number of respects for those who have been lucky enough to stay in work," says professor stephen wood, following first findin...

Green Budget: no let-up in austerity UK

10 February 2015

Government borrowing is reduced, but the economic outlook is still bleak, according to the green budget analysis from the institute for fiscal studies

Taking stock of UK plc

12 January 2015

In a major new programme of work researchers at the esrc-funded institute for fiscal studies are analysing the implications of the different parties' fiscal policies and what happened over this parlia...

Getting pig meat to the market

09 January 2015

The current model for supplying pig meat to uk consumers is ineffective and beset by a 'trader mentality' from leading supermarkets, and would benefit from more integrated ownership where companies ha...

Financial skills key for female executives

12 December 2014

Having a financial background can greatly enhance the career prospects of women in business - helping them to converse in the 'language of business' and prove their credibility, according to a new stu...

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