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ESRC 'Celebrating Impact' prize - The University of Manchester

SEED alumni Dr Jennifer Doyle has won first prize for Outstanding Early Career Impact in the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize 2015.

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Article announcing ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize winner Dr Jennifer Doyle at The University of Manchester


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Young Britons squeezed out of owning homes

Young Britons squeezed out of owning homes | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Brits in their 20s are half as likely as the previous generation to own their own home, a study from the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows

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The article cites a study by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Housing crisis could leave 5m young Brits stuck at home with their parents

Housing crisis could leave 5m young Brits stuck at home with their parents | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

New figures show that nearly three-and-a-half million 20 to 34-year-olds are earning £1,750 a year less than in 2010

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Planning decisions ‘distorted in favour of current homeowners’

Planning decisions ‘distorted in favour of current homeowners’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The proportion of homeowners in an area can negatively impact housing planning decisions, according to research by the Institute for Government (IfG).
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The article discussed the findings of an Institute for Government Study - Housing That Works For All - which was funded by the ESRC.

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How much of a rip-off is where you live? New interactive map lets you find out

How much of a rip-off is where you live? New interactive map lets you find out | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new map has revealed the stark contrast between house prices in parts of England as Wales, as homes in London average more than £500,000 while that figure in the North-east is little over £150,000.

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Article cites findings from a report by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Leeds City Council announce rises in tax

Leeds City Council announce rises in tax | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Leeds City Council has announced that they are to increase council tax by nearly two percent and council housing rents go up nearly three percent.

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Private rents in England to more than double growth in wages by 2040

Private rents in England to more than double growth in wages by 2040 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation said private rents could rise 89 per cent by 2040, but expected household income to rise by just 40 per cent.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey

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Why Surrey has more land for golf courses than for homes

Why Surrey has more land for golf courses than for homes | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A study by the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE suggests soaring house prices are not caused by an influx of foreign buyers but are down to restrictive planning policies that have ensured the country's green belt is a form of "discriminatory zoning, keeping the urban unwashed out of the home counties".

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The Centre for Economic Performance is funded by the ESRC.

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