A new report highlights hidden challenges pushing informal, family carers of people with conditions such as Down’s syndrome to breaking point.
Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy
An interdisciplinary research centre critically engaged with the evidence, design and evaluation behind policy development across a range of major social issues
The Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy (CASP) enters a new phase as Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones takes over from Professor Paul Gregg as director.
Professor Harry Rutter from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences supported the team working with Professor Dame Sally Davies on the latest report.
Dr Gearon attended the event as part of a visit to the USA during which she presented at a conference and met with senior academics and practitioners.
Our research engages with the evidence, design and evaluation behind policy development across a range of major social issues to inform future policy making.
A child’s wellbeing has an important bearing on their current and future outcome: this has been brought to the forefront of the policy agenda in recent years.
Our researchers analyse the factors which determine the policy cycle to understand how policy is overseen and carried out in practice.
Our researchers aim to understand how income, wealth and health inequalities play out over the life course and how policy can influence inequality.
Analysing and evaluating employment and earnings policy changes to improve decision making in this area.
We aim to understand the causes of low income and how effective policies are in reducing poverty.
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