Work and Employment
The OECD has discussed methodology (in terms of OECD nations) in a number of its reports. This includes How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 – which covers 25 nations. They have also developed the Better Life Index- which compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions […]
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Just released by The Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy this detailed mapping of the oil infrastructure of China pulls together in one place detailed information. The visualization focuses on four core categories of infrastructure: (1) crude oil pipelines, (2) refined product pipelines, (3) oil refineries, and (4) crude […]
A new historic social history resource recently launched, recording local life from the 1880s through to the digital age, the Express & Star Photo Archive is a leading regional newspaper published by The Midland News Association Ltd (MNA) with different editions covering the Black Country and Staffordshire. This site has been made possible by National […]
Find out using the 2019 Savills Tech index. It measures over 100 metrics. View the stunning graphics in this presentation,
Stonewall has just released its ranking of the best places to work. View the full list and methodology via the website.
February is LGBT+ History month. Here is a list of some of the many LGBT-related resources in the library https://rl.talis.com/3/leicester/lists/8D028B92-A355-F78A-3C82-A95539A45FEE.html?lang=en-GB&login=1
Interesting working paper covering the situation in France which found that after gender quota in academic hiring committees were imposed in France in 2015 there was a negative impact on women. As the author states ‘the reform signiﬁcantly worsened both the probability of being hired and the ranks of women, with a treatment eﬀect equivalent […]
Just released from the United Nations development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), the latest edition of this index with an online data bank. It covers 105 nations and measures overlapping deprivations at the household level across the living standards, health and education. It shows the incidence of poor people […]
Just released, the annual flag ship report from the ILO which has data and supporting essays on trends. The feature this year is the Gender pay gap.
Interesting research from IFS looking at early career rewards from obtaining a degree. It focuses upon overall average impact of attending HE on earnings at age 29, taking into account previous characteristics pre-university. Interestingly women often earn more in the first few years than men but later in life they fall behind due to career breaks.