Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our group research the minimum wage, wage discrimination, health behaviours, education and migration.

Our research group focuses on understanding how labour markets work and perform, and their impact on the wellbeing of individuals and families. As well as wage discrimination, low paid and minimum wage, we are also interested in the economics of education, health and crime.

Our members have been involved in a number of large scale international research projects, and have presented our findings at leading conferences such as The Royal Economics Society and The European Economic Association.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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