How is research by the Living Wage Foundation (LFW) supporting their ‘Living Hours’ scheme and helping tackle work insecurity in the UK?
Data Impact blog
Category: Employment, Pay and Pensions
To mark International Women’s Day 2022, Alice Sullivan and Alex Bryson introduce their research into the effects of menopause on women’s careers.
Joshua Fullard, Lecturer in Economics at the University of Essex, shares the findings of his data-driven research into teacher pay and student outcomes.
Dr Bozena Wielgoszewska, one of our #DataImpactFellows, discusses the recent research she has undertaken with colleagues at UCL on the gender wage gap project.
Daniel Laurison, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Swarthmore College and Sam Friedman, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, LSE assert that class analysis needs an approach which registers class destinations more effectively.
Nina Heyden, a US student on a Fulbright fellowship at the University of Essex, won the university’s 2018 Secondary Data Analysis Award for an MSc investigating the effects of immigration on the labour market. Here she discusses her journey of investigation with the data.
Alasdair Rae uses quantative and qualitative data, including the stories of the people affected, to explore the reality of using public transport to access work from poorer areas of the country.
Moritz Hess, Jurgen Bauknecht and Sebastian Pink explore whether working lives could be extended if there was more flexibility in the hours people work later in in their lives.
Liisa-Maria Palomäki explores the paradox between higher financial satisfaction and lower income for pensioners in Europe, using data from the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC).