The British Academy published a report this week into the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on British society. There is a specific chapter relating to potential impact on higher education and universities.
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.
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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…according to the latest annual report from the Resolution Foundation. It analyses prospects for real spending, household incomes and inequalities over the next five years in the UK using official ONS data. For more information on the methodology and to download the full text go to the website. For data on changes in living standards […]
Launched in 2017 as a single point of access for statistics on global inequality data, this great site is managed by an international consortium of economists including Thomas Piketty. It emerged from the earlier World Top Incomes Database (WTID). Its website states its aims as providing Distributional National Accounts (DINA), that is, to provide annual estimates of […]
A great new tool for Public Health England which uses official data to explore the social and economic and environmental factors which impact on the health of the English population. It measures on 7 domains: the natural and built environment, work and the labour market, vulnerability, income, crime, education the set of Marmot indicators (developed […]
…according to a new report by the Resolution foundation. See also some interesting comment on declining home ownership and living standards for the young from the Guardian. The Resolution Foundation has referred to stagnation generation and raised concerns that millennials will earn less than previous generations. See its new website the Intergenerational Commission which is […]
According to the latest annual poverty and social exclusion report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation which provides data and analysis for the last 5 years . The Trussell Trust has also recorded rising foodbank usage. Also this week analysis on lifetime wealth from IFS found that using data from the Wealth and Assets survey younger […]