Projects related to employment and welfare

How do people move between employment, unemployment and inactivity?  What influences this and how successful have policies been at increasing employment?  A large number of studies have addressed these questions.

Sub-prime lending in the US

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Examining the needs, characteristics, and perceptions of US citizens using alternative credit instruments.

Older workers’ transitions

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Examination of the factors influencing transitions in and out of employment among the over-50s

Low-moderate income couples

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Examination of the characteristics and labour market transitions of low-income couples with children

Work-Based Learning for Adults

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Evaluating the employment and earnings effects of a training programme for benefit claimants

Minimum wages in agriculture

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Examination of the effect of the agricultural minimum wage on the wage distribution of agricultural workers