A news item from Kings College London, based on the report What the world thinks about work, ranks the UK low for the importance the population places on work. The report is based on a survey of 3,056 British adults and their opinions are compared to those of 23 other countries. Read the news item […]
State of the Nation 2023: People and Places The latest annual social mobility index includes a written report and data explorer. It measures social mobility across 5 key dimensions (occupation, income, education, housing and wealth) and by outcomes measured at different stages throughout life. There are breakdowns by gender and ethnicity. The website provides information […]
FTSE CEO pay rising rapidly. The High Pay Centre has released its latest data on FTSE 100 executive pay. Consult their website to get facts on pay inequality in the UK
The 2023 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index report – Unstacking global poverty: Data for high-impact action – produced in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme Human Development Report Office has been published.It compares compares acute multidimensional poverty for over 110 countries in developing regions. Full methodology is provided on the website along with links to national and earlier […]
The Global Gender Diversity Report, is an annual report published by Altrata. It considers what the state of gender diversity among senior executives in 2023 is, examining 1,712 major listed companies’ boards and leadership teams across 20 major countries. Methodology and data sources are provided by the report. Progress is also discussed.
A new tool for understanding wealth inequality which has been developed by Stone Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY.It comprises data and a library of research papers. Topics covered include country files on wealth distribution, discussion of inheritance and taxes.
Find out levels of child poverty in the UK in the latest annual Local child poverty rates, After Housing Costs report compiled by the End Child Poverty Coalition, together with the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University. It covers constituencies and London boroughs. Methodology provided on the website.
Library of Congress Dun and Bradstreet digital book collection Online volumes have been expanded to cover most of 1859 to 1879 and 1900 to 1924. These are of value for economic historians and business historians as R.G. Dun & Company, now known as Dun & Bradstreet, was a credit reporting agency that provided ratings on an […]
Diaspora Mapping ToolkitCreated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), this toolkit sets out practical guidance on how to map diasporas in different settings. It includes advice on why mapping should occur, how to do it and what to do with the results. It also includes: indicators and questions for diaspora mapping, and modules on […]
The U.S. Census Bureau, in partnership with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), has launched a data dashboard. ACCESS BROADBAND stands for Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act. The new data tool shows how changes in broadband infrastructure can affect local economies. The […]
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