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Graduate nursery staff have 'little effect' on children 

Graduate nursery staff have 'little effect' on children  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research challenges "many assumptions" of current policy campaigners say.

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For UK women in low-paid jobs, a second child is a mixed blessing

For UK women in low-paid jobs, a second child is a mixed blessing | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Lack of childcare means mothers have to stop working and see their incomes fall, according to LSE study.

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This article refers to a a study by the ESRC funded Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics

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EU migrants have no negative effect on UK wages, says LSE

EU migrants have no negative effect on UK wages, says LSE | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research blames 2008 recession for lower real salaries rather than rise in foreign workers, adding they paid more into UK economy than they took out

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Recovery of UK economy is the slowest since records began, say unions

Recovery of UK economy is the slowest since records began, say unions | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

George Osborne's boast that Britain's recovery is "motoring ahead" fails to acknowledge that the rate at which the nation is recovering from recession is the slowest since records began, it is claimed.

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Benefits far outweigh costs of tackling climate change, says LSE study

Benefits far outweigh costs of tackling climate change, says LSE study | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Improved air quality, energy efficiency and energy security, plus falling cost of renewables among extra gains of reducing global emissions.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy at the LSE

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Indices signal need for people-centric plans for a happier and fairer India

In the Global Happiness Index (GHI) 2015 released recently by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network of the United Nations, India ranks 117 out of 158 countries.

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The articles cites Richard Layard, director of the Wellbeing Programme at the ESRC-funded Centre for Economic Performance (CEP).

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States challenge clean power plan, report finds health benefits

States challenge clean power plan, report finds health benefits | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
If world carbon emissions continue to rise on their current trajectory, one in six species will be gone or on the road to extinction by century's end, according to a study published in Science magazine.
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The article cites new analysis from the ESRC-funded Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.

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Emissions pledges 'are not enough'

Emissions pledges 'are not enough' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Pledges being made by countries to cut their greenhouse gas emissions are unlikely to be enough to avoid dangerous climate change, a report has warned.

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Banning mobiles from schools is same as extra week of lessons a year

Banning mobiles from schools is same as extra week of lessons a year | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The research, published by the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, was completed at 91 schools in Birmingham, London, Leicester and Manchester.

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Is the penny finally dropping? - Migration is a sign of how normal a society is, rather than a threat to its existence

The fact that the government failed to reach its target for reducing net migration is bad news for them, but rather good news when considered as an indication of an economy not still mired in deepest recession.

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Scientist locate obesity genes which affect our size and weight

Scientist locate obesity genes which affect our size and weight | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

These obesity genes seem to work by changing how the brain regulates appetite and energy use, rather than changing the body's metabolism, said the researchers, writing in the journal Nature.

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Labour voters' NHS satisfaction up

Labour voters' NHS satisfaction up | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

There was a significant jump in satisfaction with the NHS among Labour voters last year, a survey suggested as the future of the health service remained a key general election battleground.

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This week's Gearty Grilling: Richard Layard on happiness

Richard Layard, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Director of the Wellbeing Programme at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance, discusses what really makes us happy.                   

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The video features Professor Lord Richard Layard, Director of the Wellbeing Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance, which was established by the ESRC in 1990.

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Government given chilling warning over impact of Brexit on the British economy

Government given chilling warning over impact of Brexit on the British economy | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK could suffer a fall in GDP of 4.5% by 2030 if it leaves the EU customs union.  Cabinet ministers were given stark warnings of the effect of adopting a Norway-style model, in a paper that was circulated, according to the Guardian. 

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If the UK leaves the custom union, GDP could drop by 4.5% - is it really worth it ?

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How Oxbridge is cashing in on foreign students by taking 1,400 a year

How Oxbridge is cashing in on foreign students by taking 1,400 a year | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Almost 1,400 students were recruited from abroad to Oxford (pictured) and Cambridge, in comparison with only 613 British students from low-income homes.

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Don't hike capital buffers too far, says Bank of England

Don't hike capital buffers too far, says Bank of England | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Lenders need big capital buffers to survive future crises, but hiking them much further could harm the economy

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Regulators could be responsible for next financial crash

Regulators could be responsible for next financial crash | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

LSE report warns that forcing financial institutions to forecast risk in the same way could mean they will all end up being caught unawares

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EU referendum: Price tag of Brexit could be £100bn as trade deals become undone

EU referendum: Price tag of Brexit could be £100bn as trade deals become undone | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Trade experts say deals that took years to negotiate would fall apart on EU exit.

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How the 'Apollo Programme' for energy might just save the planet

How the 'Apollo Programme' for energy might just save the planet | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A group of researchers and scientists has announced it wants to launch an "Apollo Programme" for renewable energy

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The academic case for banning cell phones at school

The academic case for banning cell phones at school | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often the media fails to show the whole picture.

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Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results

Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Effect of ban on phones adds up to equivalent of extra week of classes over a pupil’s school year

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'Naughty pupils could be more at risk under academies,' report warns

'Naughty pupils could be more at risk under academies,' report warns | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Badly-behaved children or students with special needs could be more likely to be expelled under academies because of their freedoms on admissions and exclusions

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Would Britain thrive outside the EU? - Telegraph

Would Britain thrive outside the EU? - Telegraph | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Institute of Economic Affairs believes the UK could be better off outside the EU - we look at Britain's options.

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There really IS no such thing as being 'big boned', study finds

There really IS no such thing as being 'big boned', study finds | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Researchers from London School of Economics and Political Sciences studied the weight of thousands of biological and adopted children and concluded genetics has a 'relatively small' influence on weight.

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Do you live in an entrepreneurial hotspot?

Do you live in an entrepreneurial hotspot? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Whether it’s an influx of talent, local business support or a regional speciality, certain areas have more startups than others.

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