Hard Times for Equality

This section contains links to research and other material addressing the impact of the financial crisis and austerity measures from an equality and human rights perspective. Please note that the EDF Research Network does not endorse the material provided on this website.

Research on inequalities in outcomes in London and the North of England

August 4, 2016

A paper published by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at LSE suggests that the economic divergence between London and the Northern regions in England continues to grow.
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Evidence review: ‘Creating more Equal Societies – What Works?’

July 6, 2016

'Creating more Equal Societies - What Works?' was published by the European Commission in June 2016.
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Journal of Poverty and Social Justice – special issue on Equality and Human Rights

April 27, 2016

The February 2016 issue of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice is a special issue on Equality and Human Rights guest-edited by Dr Tania Burchardt and Dr Moira Dustin.
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JRF: ‘Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2015’

December 1, 2015

'Monitoring poverty and social exclusion' is a regular, independent assessment of progress in tackling poverty and other types of disadvantage across the United Kingdom.
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Trust for London: London’s Poverty Profile 2015

October 22, 2015

The fifth report in the series, London's Poverty Profile was published in October 2015.
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JRF: Will the 2015 Summer Budget improve living standards in 2020?

September 18, 2015

This report projects what current policies and economic projections will mean for the ability of households on safety-net benefits and on the new National Living Wage to meet minimum needs in the present Parliament.
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JRF research on poverty and social exclusion in Wales

September 18, 2015

'Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion in Wales' was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in September 2015.
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TUC research note: ‘July Budget 2015 reforms – impacts on households’

September 18, 2015

A TUC research note published in September 2015 shows that the poorest working households will lose on average £460 a year by 2020 due to government changes to tax and benefits.
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ESRC briefings on welfare

July 21, 2015

In July 2015, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) published two briefings on welfare.
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IFS report on ‘Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK: 2015’

July 20, 2015

In July 2015, the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) published its annual report on 'Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK'.
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