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Dwayne Johnson named world's top earning actor as Hollywood pay gap laid bare

Dwayne Johnson named world's top earning actor as Hollywood pay gap laid bare | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Forbes’ annual list shows former wrestler’s earnings to be almost $20m more than Jennifer Lawrence, the world’s highest-paid female actor.

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The results of a recent study, by ESRC funded Institute for Fiscal Studies, on gender inequality in wages was referenced in this article.

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The perils of a populist paean to ignorance

The perils of a populist paean to ignorance | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Social media has muddied the line between prejudice and facts.

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This article refers to the Institute of Fiscal Studies

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Secondary schools face sharpest cuts to funding since 1970s, says thinktank

Secondary schools face sharpest cuts to funding since 1970s, says thinktank | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

IFS forecasts fall in spending of seven per cent per pupil in England by 2020 and highlights wide variations in local authority funding.

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The Institute of Fiscal Studies is funded by the ESRC.

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Most workers unaware how many NI years you need for full state pension

Most workers unaware how many NI years you need for full state pension | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A third of workers don't know that missing NI payments during career breaks could affect their state pension - although more than half of people take at least one year off during their lives.

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The ESRC funded Institute for Fiscal Studies is referenced in this article regarding a study on the losses to women face to their pension after having a child.

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Teachers to strike in England on July 5

Teachers to strike in England on July 5 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The action would take place across the whole of the country and would concern issues such as pay. It comes after 91.7 per cent of NUT members voting in a ballot backed strike action.

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This artilce quotes the ESRC funded Institute of Fiscal Studies

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