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 […]
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.
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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Dragged down by debt: Joseph Rowntree foundation This new research highlights that low-income households, who have borne the financial brunt of the pandemic so far, are also being dragged down by debt as we look to our economic recovery.
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021: Unmasking disparities by ethnicity, caste and gender.Co-authored by OPHI and the United Nations Development Programme, this annual report provides estimates on multidimensional poverty for 109 developing countries (with data from surveys ranging 2009–2019/2020).It also presents multidimensional poverty estimates disaggregated by ethnicity and caste for 41 countries and considers the relationship […]
An international digital project led by Dr Sria Chatterjee and made possible by a grant from DARIAH EU and support from the Institute of Experimental Design and Media, FHNW. Princeton Center for Digital Humanities is a project partner. It is interdisciplinary and seeks to curate visualisations which spotlight on inequality. Topics include: how Covid policies effect […]
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.
The latest annual report from the UK Social Mobility Commission is a poll of what the public think about equality and social mobility. This year it includes what people think about the impact of the pandemic on the chances of social mobility. Over half the public (56%) think the pandemic has increased social inequality. Only one in […]
The Higher Education Policy Institute has been looking at the effect of the Covid pandemic on the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. Read about it in the blog post by Gwen Morris.
The Social Mobility Commission has published its Review of 2020. It includes the impact of the Covid pandemic on social mobility and discusses the embedding of social mobility policy into HR. This includes a sector-specific toolkit for professional and financial services that will help the industry to recruit and retain employees from disadvantaged backgrounds.