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cedefopLatest Cedefop skills projections published

The latest set of Cedefop Pan-European Skill projections has just been published:

Cedefop (2018) Skills forecast: trends and challenges to 2030. Cedefop reference series 108, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

IER has been involved in producing these comprehensive and detailed forecasts since their inception in 2005. The latest project which runs until 2020 is now being led by our long standing partners Cambridge Econometrics.

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doctoral hatNew ESRC DTP Collaborative Studentship - Understanding employer delivery of good work in the UK

IER is inviting applications for an ESRC-funded PhD studentship in association with our collaborative partner, the Living Wage Foundation. The doctoral research project titled 'Understanding employer delivery of good work in the UK' will be jointly supervised by Professor Chris Warhurst and Sally Wright. For full details about the scholarship click here and for information on how to apply here.

The application deadline is Monday, 11th March at 5pm.

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graduate hatsNew joint PhD studentship announced for 2019-20 at the Universities of Warwick and Nottingham

Applications for a new ESRC DTC joint PhD studentship on 'Social inequalities entering civvy street: researching the importance of class and gender in determining labour market outcomes of military veterans’ are invited. Further details on the academic content of the PhD, jointly supervised by Professors Clare Lyonette and Tracey Warren, are available here.

The application deadline is Friday 15th March at 5pm.

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Report on Welsh budgetary trade-offs

Daria Luchinskaya has led on a new report examining Welsh budgetary trade-offs looking forward to 2021-22. The report was launched at the Senedd on 21st September 2017, and is currently being presented to the Welsh Local Government Association and to the Finance Committee of the National Assembly for Wales.

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