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FactCheck: the private school premium

FactCheck: the private school premium | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Went to a state school? Then you can expect to earn thousands less than a privately-educated colleague with the same qualifications.
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Article mentions the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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FactCheck Scotland: 10 facts you need to know before you vote

FactCheck Scotland: 10 facts you need to know before you vote | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Are you voting in Scotland on Thursday? Then read this - 10 things you need to know about the referendum vote (but may have been scared to ask).
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Article originally published 16 September 2014.


The article cites analysis from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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FactCheck: do immigrants pay their way?

FactCheck: do immigrants pay their way? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Way back in 2011 we tackled the issue of “benefits tourism” – the notion that immigrants were heading to Britain with no intention of working, intending only to access our benefits system.

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FactCheck: have you been swamped by EU migrants?

FactCheck: have you been swamped by EU migrants? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Are there really towns that have been swamped by European migrants? Where are the hotspots? Is there pressure on jobs and housing?
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The article quotes the University of Oxford's Migration Observatory, which is part-funded by the ESRC.

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Less sex, please - we're British

Less sex, please - we're British | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Britons are having less sex than than they did in 2000, a national survey finds. But then we're doing a wider variety of things under the sheets.
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