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External Publications and Outputs
The gender pay gap in the UK: children and experience in work (IFS, 2018) An Institute for Fiscal Studies paper looking at the gender pay gap. It looks at the gender pay gap over a 25 year period and investigates the impact that gender differences in career patterns might have on pay, including part-time working
An analysis on the impact of the UK Government's welfare reforms in Wales' (Welsh Government, 2013) This paper focuses on those with protected equality characteristics.
Poverty and Social Exclusion Survey (2013) An Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded UK survey of the dimensions of relative poverty. The Scottish Government has funded a rural boost of the Scottish sample to enable better analysis of this rich data source. Analysis of the Scottish results by the Heriot-Watt and Glasgow University partners in the project were published in 2013.
External Research Organisations
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Carries out research and analysis of poverty in Scotland and the UK
Poverty Alliance - Poverty Alliance works to reduce poverty, and produces various reports and briefings on income and poverty