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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

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Child well-being

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.

Work and wages

Analysing and evaluating employment and earnings policy changes to improve decision making in this area.

Poverty and income

We aim to understand the causes of low income and how effective policies are in reducing poverty.

About us

The Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy (CASP) is part of the Department of Social & Policy Sciences. We rank 36th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings for Social Policy & Administration. Our researchers are critically engaged with policy development across a range of major social issues and as such are major contributors to this significant achievement.


3 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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