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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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Sir Douglas Hague, economist - obituary

Sir Douglas Hague, economist - obituary | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Sir Douglas Hague, who has died aged 88, was one of Margaret Thatcher’s earliest and most loyal economic advisers.

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Sir Douglas Hague was Chairman of the ESRC from 1983 to 1987.

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The battle of the scientists

The battle of the scientists | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Are Europeans becoming more hostile to science and technology?

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The article cites Science Europe, an association of European Research Funding Organisations (RFO) and Research Performing Organisations (RPO). The ESRC was one of seven founding members of Science Europe in 2011.

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A little help

A little help | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Part-funding for postgraduates seeks to balance support with incentives.

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

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'Trust me' - Labour and the Conservatives have laid out their plans to help squeezed Britons

As Britain’s party-conference season nears its end it is clear that the economy will dominate campaigning ahead of the May 2015 general election.

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

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The tax-free recovery

The tax-free recovery | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

BRITAIN’S economy is roaring along. The IMF thinks it will outpace that of every G7 country in 2014. 

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Artilce cites the ESRC funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Economist Sir Richard Blundell frontrunners Nobel prize

Economist Sir Richard Blundell frontrunners Nobel prize | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

British professor who made name studying impact of falling wages on consumer demand was cited in more academic papers last year than any other economist

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Article regarding Sir Richard Blundell, Research Director at the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Let's talk about sex

Make no mistake: “The Institute of Sexology”, the latest exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London, is not about sex. It deals rather with the study of sex.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL)

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Why is everyone so busy?

Why is everyone so busy? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The predictions sounded like promises: in the future, working hours would be short and vacations long. “Our grandchildren”, reckoned John Maynard Keynes in 1930, would work around "three hours a day" - and probably only by choice.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Centre for Time Use Research

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The melting pot: Britons’ views on immigration are a perplexing blend of myth and reality

The melting pot: Britons’ views on immigration are a perplexing blend of myth and reality | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A look at the differing and often conflicting British views on immigration.

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford.

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