A report published today by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies argues that the 'Barnett formula' is flawed - protecting Scotland and Northern Ireland from hundreds of millions of cuts.
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New findings from the large Understanding Society study, which follows people in 40,000 households across the UK, is published in the new report Insights 2014.
As the dust settles after the momentous referendum on Scotland’s independence, academics involved with the ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland programme evaluate what the referendum result means for Scotland and the rest of the UK.
A new video from the ESRC Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) shows that mental health is crucial for wellbeing, and that modern therapies for mental health problems have no net cost to the public purse.
Most couples who have retired over the last decade have enough wealth to maintain their previous standard of living, according to IFS findings.
The ESRC-funded report Virtuous Banking, published by the independent think tank ResPublica, argues that legal reforms alone will not save bankers from repeating past mistakes, and sets out ten recommendations to improve the sector.
A report from the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick has analysed common myths around causes and events of the Great War.
Reduction in housing benefit has had little impact on rents in the private sector, but some claimants have chosen to move to lower-rent areas or smaller properties, according to an analysis by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies and research partners.
The ESRC-funded research project Social Protection and Disability: Policy Lessons from Vietnam is looking at how people with disabilities are supported through social protection programmes.
The world's population has reached 7.2 billion and counting, today on World Population Day. Dr Jakub Bijak of the ESRC Centre for Population Change looks at future population trends in the UK and abroad.