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Social care cuts: How is your region affected?

Social care cuts: How is your region affected? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Read Social care cuts: How is your region affected? latest on ITV News. All the Health news

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London accounted for nearly a quarter of the 700,000 new jobs in 2014-15

London accounted for nearly a quarter of the 700,000 new jobs in 2014-15 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
UK firms created over 700,000 jobs in 2014-15 - with almost a quarter of them located in London.
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Poor families to lose £100 per year as inflation jumps

Poor families to lose £100 per year as inflation jumps | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The jump in inflation will cost poorer households an extra £100 each per year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
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Eighties baby? You’ll always fall behind on your finances

Eighties baby? You’ll always fall behind on your finances | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
People born in the early 1980s have half the wealth that those born in the 1970s had at the same age, as economic circumstances look set to prevent 30-somethings from ever catching up. 
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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 7, 2016 8:46 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, 1997-2015: Secure Access



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Sterling’s slide is not good news, despite what some will tell you

Sterling’s slide is not good news, despite what some will tell you | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It does not mean that the pound here in Britain, in your pocket, in your purse or in your bank, has been devalued. So said Harold Wilson, the prime minister, in November 1967

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A piece written by Paul Johnson, Director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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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

The rapid increase in migration from other EU countries has not had an adverse impact on the wages and job prospects of UK-born workers, according to research by the London School of Economics.

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The LSE's Centre for Economic Performance is funded by the ESRC.

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The top one per cent of earners pay over a quarter of income tax

The top one per cent of earners pay over a quarter of income tax | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK's top one per cent of earners is now paying more than a quarter of all income tax, according to a new report.

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Is George Osborne correct to say workers will be £2,000 a year better off?

Is George Osborne correct to say workers will be £2,000 a year better off? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The IFS and Resolution Foundation thinktanks say the chancellor’s welfare overhaul will leave many families worse off. Do the government’s claims add up?

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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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'There’s never any money left': threat of welfare cuts alarms Blackburn families

'There’s never any money left': threat of welfare cuts alarms Blackburn families | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Wednesday’s budget is expected to include sweeping cuts to child and working tax credits, leaving families dependent on them anxious about the future

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A day in the life of your budget: How much do you spend in a day?

A day in the life of your budget: How much do you spend in a day? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

From morning alarm to lights out, we spend money before even touching our wallet. Ahead of Budget day next week, the Telegraph adds up our average daily spend

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Council tax bigger debt problem than credit cards says Citizens Advice

Council tax bigger debt problem than credit cards says Citizens Advice | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The mainstream debt problems of the credit crunch, from credit cards to loans, are morphing into even more troubling problems, Citizens Advice warned.

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Why everything we know about inflation could be wrong

Why everything we know about inflation could be wrong | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It's considered the most important economic statistic of them all. So why are we struggling to measure inflation data?

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4Brandon Thompson's curator insight, October 25, 2015 3:56 PM

this article shows that the way we measure inflation may be unaffective

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute of Fiscal Studies

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NI firms most likely in UK to hit £1m turnover fastest

NI firms most likely in UK to hit £1m turnover fastest | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Read the latest UTV stories, NI firms most likely in UK to hit £1m turnover fastest on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest UTV news
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UK Faces a Budget Black Hole by 2019-20

UK Faces GBP25 Billion Budget Black Hole By 2019-20 

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UK Data Service's curator insight, November 11, 2016 5:13 AM
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IFS report: Winter is Coming: the outlook for the public finances in the 2016 Autumn Statement (Nov 2016)

IFS report: Falling sterling, rising prices and the benefits freeze (Oct 2016)

Family Resources Survey

IMF World Economic Outlook, 1980-2020

OECD Economic Outlook: Statistics and Projections, 1960-2016

Prices Survey Microdata, 1996-2016: Secure Access
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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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Evan Lever's curator insight, October 21, 2016 10:11 AM

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

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Half of middle-class children now being raised in rented accommodation

Half of middle-class children now being raised in rented accommodation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Half of middle-class children are now being brought up in rented housing as rising property prices mean couples are being forced to start families before they can afford to buy their first home.

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EU referendum: economic message lost on voters

EU referendum: economic message lost on voters | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Economists have spoken with almost one voice ahead of Britain’s historic EU referendum - but the public has barely been listening.

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This article references ESRC funded  Institutes and Centres - Paul Johnson, head of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Jagjit Chadha, director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and John van Reenen, head of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics.

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The Bank of Mum and Dad is driving wealth inequality

The Bank of Mum and Dad is driving wealth inequality | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Most high street banks were forced to shrink their balance sheets drastically in the wake of the great financial crash of 2008-09. But one went in the other direction. It was, of course, the Bank of Mum and Dad (BOMAD).

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Tax credit climbdown would threaten welfare cap, IFS warns

Tax credit climbdown would threaten welfare cap, IFS warns | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Institute for Fiscal Studies says watering down planned changes would make it impossible for George Osborne to keep welfare spending below £115bn

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UK tax and benefit changes worsening inequality, IFS warns

UK tax and benefit changes worsening inequality, IFS warns | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Institute for Fiscal Studies says that in-work benefits help close the gap between rich and poor over a worker’s lifetime

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Should we pay a minimum wage or a living income?

Should we pay a minimum wage or a living income? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Cutting tax credits and raising the minimum wage puts the onus of income on having a job - jobs which are increasingly at risk

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How will the Conservatives tackle the deficit?

How will the Conservatives tackle the deficit? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

George Osborne has been given five more years at the Treasury by voters, after asking them to let him "finish the job" of eliminating the deficit.

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Household incomes finally hit pre-crash levels

Household incomes finally hit pre-crash levels | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Household incomes are back to pre-recession levels with the average Briton now receiving £461 a week in wages, pensions and benefits after cash, which is £5 more than last year.

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Labour pledges to stop spending cuts if they win 'will cost £50bn' 

Labour pledges to stop spending cuts if they win 'will cost £50bn'  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, pictured, claimed Ed Miliband’s plans to soften spending cuts if Labour win the election would add £170billion to the national debt by 2030.

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