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Average incomes 'return to pre-recession levels'

Average incomes 'return to pre-recession levels' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Average household incomes have returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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The article cites report findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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How the world will look in 2050

How the world will look in 2050 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Rapid growth in emerging markets to establish new world order by 2050, as Britain slips down the global growth league, new research shows
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The article cites data from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), who receive 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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Unlock growth and prosperity with the productivity key

Unlock growth and prosperity with the productivity key | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
During the recent recession real wages declined. Low skilled workers and the young fared worst whilst top income groups have enjoyed growth and prosperity.
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This article is based on a lecture given at an ESRC Centre for Micro-Social Change (CPP) workshop, Understanding changes in income inequality in the austerity period. The research is funded by the CPP at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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​UK tops world table for economic growth

​UK tops world table for economic growth | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK economy is expanding at its fastest rate since 2007, performing better than any other economy in the G7.

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The article cites research from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR). NIESR is a partner in two ESRC research centres, LLAKES and the Institute for Macroeconomics

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Report calls for wellbeing to be at the heart of public policy design

Report calls for wellbeing to be at the heart of public policy design | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Wellbeing and Policy, commissioned by the Legatum Institute, is the final report of the Commission on Wellbeing and Policy, chaired by Gus O'Donnell (pictured top right), Chair of Frontier Economics and a Visiting Professor at LSE. Professor Lord Richard Layard (pictured below left), Director of the Wellbeing Programme in LSE's Centre for Economic Performance, was one of the five commissioners tasked with exploring how wellbeing analysis can be usefully applied to policy. 

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The Centre for Economic Performance is funded by the ESRC.

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