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Are universities engines or products of economic growth?

Are universities engines or products of economic growth? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
To what extent can universities drive economic development – or vice versa? Rachael Pells explores the ways in which higher education and economic success interact
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Anna Valero, who comments in the article, is an ESRC innovation fellow at the London School of Economics.

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General election 2017: Brexit dominated voters' thoughts - BBC News

General election 2017: Brexit dominated voters' thoughts - BBC News | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The issues that dominated the general election are revealed in the biggest survey of voters.
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The British election study is funded by ESRC.

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UK Data Service's curator insight, August 2, 2017 4:44 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

British Election Study
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NI firms most likely in UK to hit £1m turnover fastest

NI firms most likely in UK to hit £1m turnover fastest | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Read the latest UTV stories, NI firms most likely in UK to hit £1m turnover fastest on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest UTV news
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Article cites the Enterprise Research Centre which receives funding from the ESRC

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UK Faces a Budget Black Hole by 2019-20

UK Faces GBP25 Billion Budget Black Hole By 2019-20 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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UK Data Service's curator insight, November 11, 2016 5:13 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

IFS report: Winter is Coming: the outlook for the public finances in the 2016 Autumn Statement (Nov 2016)

IFS report: Falling sterling, rising prices and the benefits freeze (Oct 2016)

Family Resources Survey

IMF World Economic Outlook, 1980-2020

OECD Economic Outlook: Statistics and Projections, 1960-2016

Prices Survey Microdata, 1996-2016: Secure Access
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Government given chilling warning over impact of Brexit on the British economy

Government given chilling warning over impact of Brexit on the British economy | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK could suffer a fall in GDP of 4.5% by 2030 if it leaves the EU customs union.  Cabinet ministers were given stark warnings of the effect of adopting a Norway-style model, in a paper that was circulated, according to the Guardian. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Centre for Economic Performance

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Evan Lever's curator insight, October 21, 2016 10:11 AM

If the UK leaves the custom union, GDP could drop by 4.5% - is it really worth it ?

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Half of middle-class children now being raised in rented accommodation

Half of middle-class children now being raised in rented accommodation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Half of middle-class children are now being brought up in rented housing as rising property prices mean couples are being forced to start families before they can afford to buy their first home.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies 

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EU referendum: economic message lost on voters

EU referendum: economic message lost on voters | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Economists have spoken with almost one voice ahead of Britain’s historic EU referendum - but the public has barely been listening.

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This article references ESRC funded  Institutes and Centres - Paul Johnson, head of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Jagjit Chadha, director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and John van Reenen, head of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics.

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The Bank of Mum and Dad is driving wealth inequality

The Bank of Mum and Dad is driving wealth inequality | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Most high street banks were forced to shrink their balance sheets drastically in the wake of the great financial crash of 2008-09. But one went in the other direction. It was, of course, the Bank of Mum and Dad (BOMAD).

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Artilce cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Tax credit climbdown would threaten welfare cap, IFS warns

Tax credit climbdown would threaten welfare cap, IFS warns | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Institute for Fiscal Studies says watering down planned changes would make it impossible for George Osborne to keep welfare spending below £115bn

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UK tax and benefit changes worsening inequality, IFS warns

UK tax and benefit changes worsening inequality, IFS warns | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Institute for Fiscal Studies says that in-work benefits help close the gap between rich and poor over a worker’s lifetime

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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