June 05, 2009

Impact of the Recession and the Longer–term Demand for Skills

As part of the Festival the Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER) has produced an extended Bulletin drawing together recent research to examine various aspects of the recession.  It has been produced by a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at IER.  The Bulletin starts by outlining how unemployment is measured in order to compare the current crisis with past recessions. It discusses who are the most likely to be affected by the crisis, and what might be done to mitigate this. Finally it takes a longer term perspective, drawing on the findings of IER’s most recent Working Futures employment projections.  Let us know what you think....


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  1. Christina

    Does the IER Bulletin contain any data on the effects of the recession on women given all we hear in the news about women, particularly pregnant women, losing their jobs? christina

    10 Jun 2009, 15:01

  2. Sally-Anne Barnes

    This Bulletin does not use Gender as a dimension, but if you go to the full Working Futures report data on gender are available. However, have you seen this report on the impact of recession on different demographic groups? http://www.equalities.gov.uk/pdf/monitoring-impact-recession-demographic-groups.pdf

    17 Jun 2009, 16:48


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