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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CEOs have already earnt more than the annual wage for a full time worker Released this week research by the High Pay Centre, research suggests the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2022 surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK by around 09:00am on Friday 7 January. Explore the website to […]
Education recovery and resilience in England: Phase two report Education policy Institute Based on EPI analysis commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE), the new report models the long-run impact of the pandemic on future earnings, finding that pupils are each likely lose at least £16,000 in earnings, rising to £46,000 in a worst-case scenario […]
Gender differences in subject choice leads to gender pay gap immediately after graduation. Data rich publication from IFS which explores differences in pay between male and female graduates and attempts to map them to the subjects studied at university.
Cross country comparison of gender pay gap reporting in six nations. From Kings College London Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. It argues that UK legislation monitors but does not rectify the situation. See the recommendations by downloading the full report.
The Fawcett Society has recently launched a project to review employment and career progression of BAME women in the UK. As an important part of this it has published a literature review which summarises facts and statistics on the current state of affairs. All stages of employment are covered from transitions in to employment, university entry […]
Closing the gender pay gap will take 135 years according to shocking statistics from the latest Economic Forum report This report benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in over 100 nations worldwide, focussing on four sectors: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment. This year’s report considers the impact of the pandemic on gender […]
Published this week by IFS this report considers evidence on the potential benefits of a degree by studying earnings of recent graduates in a range of subject areas. The focus is on whether certain social class and ethnic groups get more economic benefit out of going to university. According to the website:“The research finds that people […]
On 6th January the High Pay Centre declared that the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2021 had surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK. Pay for top CEOs in 2020 (full data for the impact of the pandemic not yet available) is about 120 times that of the typical UK […]
The graduate gender pay gap report from Hepi. The overall graduate gender pay gap is not accounted for by subject of study, type of university attended, prior attainment, social background or ethnicity. Men appear to be more willing to be geographically mobile. Other interesting facts – men ARE more ambitious in amount and types of […]