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Should We Endure Rising Instability And A Deeply Unequal World, Or Build A New Vision Of A Shared Prosperity?

Should We Endure Rising Instability And A Deeply Unequal World, Or Build A New Vision Of A Shared Prosperity? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Remember trickle-down theory? It's the rose-tinted notion that economic growth is the only way to bring poor people out of poverty and reduce the inequality that divides society and undermine
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Tim Jackson is Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey and Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP). The Centre is funded by ESRC. 

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Osborne hails recovery 'milestone'

Osborne hails recovery 'milestone' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A return in average household incomes to pre-financial crisis levels is a "milestone" in the UK's economic recovery, the Chancellor has said.

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The article cites research by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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Young workers hit hardest by wages slump of post-crash Britain

Young workers hit hardest by wages slump of post-crash Britain | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Institute for Fiscal Studies claims almost all groups have seen real wages fall following financial crisis
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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There are alternatives to endless cuts

There are alternatives to endless cuts | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The era of austerity will not end after next year’s general election. Most of us probably knew that.

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The article cites findings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies which receives funding from the ESRC

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Financial crisis will not have long-term impact on UK growth, say economists

Financial crisis will not have long-term impact on UK growth, say economists | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Katie Allen: Poll by the Centre for Macroeconomics found majority of analysts dismissed long-term impact but were divided over size of output gap
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The Centre for Macroeconomics who conducted this poll are funded by the ESRC.

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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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Article cites the ESRC-funded Systemic Risk Centre

based at the London School of Economics

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Slump hit men harder in the pocket than women

Slump hit men harder in the pocket than women | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Weekly pay for British men since 2008 has fallen 9 per cent compared to 2.8 per cent for women once inflation is taken into account, analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows.
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Young people suffering most in aftermath of financial crisis

Young people suffering most in aftermath of financial crisis | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Young people in Britain saw their incomes fall almost twice as much as older people in the five years after the financial crisis, according to a report 
published by a leading think tank.

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Article cites new research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies which receives funding from the ESRC.

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