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Professor Wiji Arulampalam's

Research Awards

  • PI: (2015) British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grant: PI: Inequalities in Bowel Cancer referral rates and subsequent health outcomes.
  • CI: ESRC: £1.75 million over 3 years starting October 2013, for "The effects of business taxation on economic and social welfare: new insights from tax return data". The main research will be based at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, where the Principal applicant, Mike Devereux is the Director.
  • PI: ESRC: Pathfinder Research Projects: Women's autonomy and the nutritional status of children in India, jointly with Prof. Nisha Srivastava (Allahabad University, India) and Anjor Bhaskar (IFPRI, Delhi). April 2010-March 2011.
  • CI: ESRC: ‘Business, Tax and Welfare’. £2.5 million for 4 years starting in the autumn 2008. I was one of 5 co-applicants. The main research will be based at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, where the Principal applicant, Mike Devereux is the Director.
  • PI: ESRC: 'Sibling death clustering in India', £46,803.50 for 24 months starting from October 2004, jointly with Sonia Bhalotra of University of Bristol.
  • PI: ESRC: 'Medical school: applications, admissions and progression', £43,003 for 18 months starting from October 2003, jointly with Robin Naylor and Jeremy Smith.
  • CI: Leverhulme Trust: 'Training in Europe: its causes and consequences', £57,436 for 21 months starting from October 2002, jointly with Alison Booth and Mark Bryan of University of Essex.
  • Leverhulme Trust: 'Research into unemployment and technical and structural change'. This was done as part of an inter-disciplinary research team consisting of researchers from various institutions. Professor Ken Burdett at the University of Essex is the Director of the 'Institute for Labour Research' which was set up with the fund, £875,000 over a period of five years. This project has bought, four terms of my teaching over a period of 2 years for £28,300. From Oct. 96.
  • CI: Economic and Social Research Council: 'Measuring the Dynamic Impacts of Job-related Training', (with A. Booth and P.Elias), £54,660. 1.4.93 - 31.3.95.
  • Department of Employment: UK micro-labour markets group, 1990/92. I was part of a research team which consists of some people from University College (London), University of Kent and University of Keele and Mark Stewart from University of Warwick. Grant was for two years.
  • Department of Social Security: 'Survey of Incomes in and out of work - Econometric work on the duration of unemployment' (with M.B. Stewart). $64,822. This research was concerned with the analyses of the newly collected cohort data on the inflow into unemployment in March 1987. We were the first researchers of this data set. 1.10.89 - 31.11.91.
  • Charities Aids Foundation funded. 'Modelling of Corporate Donations' (with P. Stoneman). £2,000. October, 1988.
  • Leverhulme Trust funded. 'The Determinants of Individual Unemployment Durations' (with M.B. Stewart). £35,520. This research was concerned with the analyses of the DHSS 1978/79 Cohort Study of the unemployed data set. 1.5.88 - 30.4.90.