This IFS report looks at which degrees bring the most financial rewards and considers the impact of the family background. One result- compared with otherwise-similar individuals who don’t go beyond undergraduate level, by age 35 women with a masters degree earn 2% more and men 2% less.
Worldwide portal launched by ILO It is considering employment and unemployment. Mention is also made on the impact and ability of national suppliers to collect statistics.
Useful crowd sources Google Docs being coordinated by Ben Geiger University of Kent and the National Centre for Social Methods. It lists sources of existing government surveys on subjects including employment, income, poverty & deprivation, loneliness & mental health as well as new COVID-19 polls, qualitative research, and priority topics for future research.
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 […]
Advance HE and the CUC (Committee of University Chairs), in collaboration with AHUA (Association of Heads of University Administration) and the 30% Club, have launched a new ‘board vacancies’ portal which aims to make board appointments in higher education more visible and accessible, encouraging a greater diversity of applicants. It forms part of a wider […]
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Find out in the latest annual review of the Graduate market from High Fliers research. Find out how the number of job vacancies for new graduates has changed from 2007-2017. Vacancies by sector and average salaries. Also released this week the all party parliamentary group social mobility examines the impact of social background on access […]
Find out in the latest Edenred-Ipsos Barometer survey Ipsos interviewed over 14,000 workers in 15 nations in January 2016. At the top of the ranking were American employees followed by those in China. Issues considered include the work environment, appreciation and emotion. This involves consideration of motivation and the impact of HR policies. The report […]
Graduate starting salaries. The Complete University Guide has data which compares starting salaries between 2007-2012. Interestingly librarianship is one of the only subject areas where salaries did not slide! Other useful resources to find out about recent graduate employment include: High Fliers Research which publishes regular reports on the employment market and salaries. Graduates in the UK […]