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Brexit would be 'very costly gamble'

Brexit would be 'very costly gamble' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Increased trade and regulatory costs would cost the UK economy up to 9.5 per cent of its output if the UK left the European Union, according to new research by the London School of Economics.

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This article from 16 May 2014,  discusses the findings of a report produced by the ESRC funded Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) 

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UK could be plunged into another crisis if it left EU

UK could be plunged into another crisis if it left EU | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Economists describe a British exit as a "very risky gamble" that will cost jobs, reduce investment and make goods more expensive for households

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Article refers to analysis by the ESRC funded Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)


The article was published on 16 May 2014.

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Pay freezes leading to increase in public sector jobseekers, recruitment site suggests

Pay freezes leading to increase in public sector jobseekers, recruitment site suggests | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A 1% rise in public sector pay was announced for 2014/2015, and the Institute for Fiscal Studies has estimated that public sector pay will fall by 8% relative to the private sector between 2012/13 and 2018/19. 

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The Institute of Fiscal Studies receives funding from the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Jayne Dowle: Approach university life with a degree of caution

"It's that time of year again. Stress, worry, anxiety and all-night revision marathons. If you have a student son or daughter, you will be all too familiar with what I’m saying. Now is the hour of reckoning."

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Article cites figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives funding from the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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‘4,000 down, 20,000 to go’ – the academies drive gathers pace

‘4,000 down, 20,000 to go’ – the academies drive gathers pace | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It was early and still quiet as I meandered around the recent Academies Show in London. Jars of promotional pens and key chains were lined up, while two young people in smocks painted the words “innovation” and “collaboration” on the ideas and inspiration wall in an area called the networking zone.

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The Article - written by Christy Kulz previously a recipient of a ESRC studentship  -  mentions research by Professor Stephen Machin of

the ESRC funded Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)


The article was published on 15 May 2014.

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The UKIP was wrong about Bulgarian and Romanian immigration

The UKIP was wrong about Bulgarian and Romanian immigration | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

At the beginning of this year, transitional controls on the migration of Bulgarians and Romanians within the European Union were lifted.

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Article quotes the Migration Observatory at Oxford University - funded by the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Public service workers will have to become Jacks and Jills of all trades

Public service workers will have to become Jacks and Jills of all trades | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"With austerity biting hard on budgets, public sector workers are increasingly required to multi-task," says Catherine Needham

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Article discusses the 21st Century Public Servant project, funded by the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Images show effect of glacier melt on US coastal cities

Images show effect of glacier melt on US coastal cities | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The photographs were developed by Pittsburgh-based digital artist Nickolay Lamm, based on sea level rise mapping data from Climate Central.

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The article quotes Bob Ward, from the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) at London School of Economics and Political Science. CCCEP is funded by the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Images show effect of glacier melt on US coastal cities

Images show effect of glacier melt on US coastal cities | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Scientists warn that vast glaciers in West Antarctica are locked in an irreversible thaw linked to global warming – and now incredible images show the effect the melt would have on some of the US's classic coastal city areas.

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Article quotes Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP).

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014.

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Hard evidence: do governments favour the old and would it be different if young people voted?

Hard evidence: do governments favour the old and would it be different if young people voted? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It has become a truism in the UK that government policy favours older generations because they vote in much larger numbers than young people. 

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Article quotes data from the ESRC funded British Election Study (BES).

This article was originally published on 14 May 2014.

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Cambridge fears Pfizer takeover makes AstraZeneca ‘deletable’

Cambridge fears Pfizer takeover makes AstraZeneca ‘deletable’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Researchers in Cambridge, birthplace of the world’s best-selling drug and 47 Nobel Prizes in medicine and chemistry through its university, have little faith in Pfizer Inc.’s vision for AstraZeneca Plc.

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Andy Cosh, assistant director at Cambridge University’s ESRC funded Centre for Business Research is mentioned in this article, which was first published on 14 May 2014. 

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Bulgarian and Romanian immigration - what are the figures?

Bulgarian and Romanian immigration - what are the figures? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK has fallen since restrictions were lifted, according to official statistics. So what's going on?

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Article refers to data from the Migration Observatory which is based at the ESRC funded Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

This article was originally published on 14 May 2014.

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London housing crisis: who dares campaign for building on the greenbelt?

London housing crisis: who dares campaign for building on the greenbelt? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Dave Hill: A London School of Economics professor argues that we should build homes on the capital's greenbelt, but London politicians prepared to back this view are few

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This is an opinion piece on the work of Paul Cheshire, Professor Emeritus of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics and a researcher for the ESRC funded Spatial and Economics Research Centre.


Read his original article in full here, as well as a previous article specifically about "greenbelt myth".


This article first appeared on 14 May 2014.

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Ukip has divided the left, not the right, and cut Labour off from its 'old' support

Ukip has divided the left, not the right, and cut Labour off from its 'old' support | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Labour and Ukip voters agree on more economic issues than you might think, presenting a strategic problem for Ed Miliband

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Article quotes data from the ESRC funded British Election Study (BES)

This article was originally published on 16 May 2014.

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Booming house prices fuel fears of crash

Booming house prices fuel fears of crash | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The property market is becoming a bit of a basket case. Some parts of the country have seen prices rising by almost a fifth in the past 12 months, and...
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Article cites the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, which receives funding from the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Sluggish eurozone growth puts pressure on ECB

Sluggish eurozone growth puts pressure on ECB | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Lacklustre 0.2 per cent growth was exacerbated by a fall in inflation to 0.7 per cent, fuelling fears of deflation in the territory

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Article refers to research by the ESRC funded Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM).


The article was published on 15 May 2014.

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Researchers helping abused children

A team of researchers is launching a project to look at the best way to help abused or neglected children.

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The study, from researchers at the University of Leicester, is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Immigration debate masks benefits to EU's top economies

Immigration debate masks benefits to EU's top economies | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Whatever the economic evidence, the anti-immigration message is resonating in France, the Netherlands, the Nordics, Austria and Britain
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Article quotes the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, which receives funding from the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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The lifeboat of grandparents

The lifeboat of grandparents | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The financial crisis has had a devastating effect on a generation of young people who unlike their parents fear that their future will be more uncertain than it used to be in the past.

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The article quotes the Institute of Fiscal Studies, which receives funding from the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Scottish independence debate would lead to 'neutral impact at best' for Wales, leading academic warns

Scottish independence debate would lead to 'neutral impact at best' for Wales, leading academic warns | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Dr Nicola McEwen, of Edinburgh University, told Assembly all-party group that Wales' view had not registered in Scottish debate

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Dr Nicola McEwen is associate director of the ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Under the sea: Incredible images show what America's most famous coastal landmarks would look like if sea levels rose by just 12 feet

Under the sea: Incredible images show what America's most famous coastal landmarks would look like if sea levels rose by just 12 feet

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The article quotes Bob Ward from the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, which receives funding from the ESRC.

This article was originally published on 15 May 2014

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Cambridge sees Pfizer’s AstraZeneca offer as science threat

Researchers in the English city of Cambridge, birthplace of the world’s best-selling drug and 47 Nobel Prizes in medicine and chemistry through its university, have little faith in Pfizer Inc.’s vision for AstraZeneca Plc.

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Article quotes Andy Cosh, Assistant Director at the Centre for Business Research (CBR). The ESRC is one of the major sponsors of the CBR.

This article appeared in the press on 14 May 2014.

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Ukip warnings over Romanian and Bulgarian influx 'nonsense' says MP

Ukip warnings over Romanian and Bulgarian influx 'nonsense' says MP | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Those in jobs from the two countries dropped by 4,000 in the three months after employment restrictions were lifted on January 1 compared to the three months before.

ESRC's insight:

Article quotes Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva, senior researcher at the  Migration Observatory which is based at the ESRC funded Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

This article was originally published on 14 May 2014.

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Call for Farage apology as Romanian and Bulgarian migrants fall

Call for Farage apology as Romanian and Bulgarian migrants fall | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Number of migrants from both countries working in Britain fell to 140,000 in the first three months of the year compared with last year

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Article quotes Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva, senior researcher at the  Migration Observatory which is based at the ESRC funded Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

This article was originally published on 14 May 2014.

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Children's wellbeing neglected as schools 'focus on academics'

Children's wellbeing neglected as schools 'focus on academics' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

School children are having their health and happiness neglected because they focus purely on academic achievement, experts have warned.

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Story refers to Editorial in the British Medical Journal (Why schools should promote students’ health and wellbeingPublished 13 May 2014) written by Six academics including Dr Adam Fletcher, of the ESRC funded Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer).

This article was originally published on 14 May 2014.

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