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Education Secretary underlines 'economic imperative' of social mobility for Brexit Britain

Tue 11 Apr 2017

Increasing the ability of children from poorer backgrounds to go on to succeed in all walks of life is a 'cold, hard, economic imperative' facing Brexit Britain but also a 'massive generational opportunity', Education Secretary Justine Greening MP told delegates at a social mobility event last week. read more »

Secretary of State opens social mobility conference

Mon 03 Apr 2017

Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, and former Cabinet Minister and Chair of the Social Mobility Commission, Alan Milburn, spoke at an event in Westminster organised through our Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy (CASP) on improving policy responses to declining social mobility in Britain. read more »

Professor Paul Gregg was recently an expert in a group undertaking a review of Universal Credit

Thu 11 Jun 2015

The improvements necessary to enable UC to, at a minimum, make work pay and smooth the transition into work must be made before millions of families are moved onto the new system. The start of the new parliament provides a natural opportunity to review the potential impact of UC and set out plans for its near- and medium-term development. read more »

Professor Paul Gregg discusses the prospects of wage recovery in the UK

Fri 01 May 2015

In this Webinar, Professor Paul Gregg discusses the prospects of wage recovery in the UK read more »

Emma Carmel on migrant deaths in the Med

Thu 30 Apr 2015

Dr Emma Carmel writes about the the EU Migrant Crisis in The Conversation read more »

Policy Briefing: Universal Credit - is it worth it?

Thu 08 Jan 2015

Professor Jane Miller writes in the latest issue of Discover Society: Universal Credit – is it worth it? read more »

Professor Paul Gregg discusses negative impact of youth unemployment

Wed 05 Nov 2014

Professor Paul Gregg from the Department of Social & Policy Sciences has been featured in a video by the Prosocial Progress Foundation. read more »

'Real wage growth fails to recover': report out today

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Professor Paul Gregg, Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy (CASP), is the lead author on a report released today which highlights that the government cannot solely rely on the fall in unemployment figures to re-start sustained wage growth. read more »

New virtual library for MENA Network

Wed 24 Sep 2014

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Social Policy Network has launched a new virtual library read more »

Universal Credit: A policy under review

Tue 16 Sep 2014

Professor Paul Gregg is part of an expert panel which has completed a review into Universal Credit, the system set to replace certain benefits in parts of the UK. read more »

BBC Radio 4 Analysis: The end of the pay rise?

Mon 14 Jul 2014

Listen to Professor Paul Gregg on the next episode of BBC Radio 4 Analysis: The end of the pay rise? read more »

Social policy research cited in Independent Voices blog

Thu 12 Jun 2014

Research by Professor Paul Gregg, Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy, was cited in Danny Blanchfower’s blog featured on the Independent on 1 June 2014. read more »

Bath hosts applied micro-economics workshop

Mon 27 Jan 2014

The Bath-Bristol workshop brought together applied labour and micro-economics researchers from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation and CASP members to present their latest research, open up a discussion and identify future joint collaborations. read more »

CASP Member Dr Rajani Naidoo appointed to Academy of Finland

Thu 02 Jan 2014

Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy member Dr Rajani Naidoo has been appointed an expert member to the Academy of Finland, Research Council for Culture and Society Education review panel. read more »

Social work staff continue to build links with Yonsei University

Tue 12 Nov 2013

Dr Louise Brown (Reader of Social Work) met academics, students and social work practitioners from Yonsei University School of Social Welfare during a visit to Seoul at the end of September to strengthen the relationship between the their Social Welfare and the Bath Social Work Programme through the development of specific projects. read more »

Second postgraduate symposium hosted by research students

Mon 14 Oct 2013

The second annual Department of Social & Policy Sciences symposium saw postgraduate research students and faculty members come together on Friday 20 September to share their research and exchange ideas. read more »

SPS Researcher leads first IPR Network

Tue 09 Jul 2013

Dr Rana Jawad, Lecturer in Social Policy, will lead the first networked hosted by the Institute for Policy Research. read more »

Matt Dickson presents paper at the International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education

Wed 03 Jul 2013

Dr Matt Dickson attended the 4th International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education – held in Catanzaro, Italy, between 23-25 June – presenting new work looking at the impact of education on earnings throughout the lifecycle. read more »