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Congratulations to all our recent PhD graduates

Congratulations to all IER PhD students who have graduated. Many will have received their award certificates by post over the last few years but the ceremonies provided us with an opportunity to celebrate. So our very best wishes go to Dr Lorraine Johnson, Dr Jeisson Cardenas Rubio, Dr Sharon Chohan, Dr Jiang Yang, Dr Rebecca Wilde, Dr Tannis Goddard and Dr Bhaskar Chakravorty.

We are very proud of all of students who have worked hard and are pleased that Jeisson, Rebecca and Bhaskar are continuing their careers at Warwick. Find out more about our alumni.

Tue 26 Jul 2022, 16:28 | Tags: awards

Reducing Nonresponse and Data Linkage Biases in Economic Panel Surveys

Professor Joe Sakshaug recently published a commissioned paper for the US Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the US National Institute on Aging.

The paper proposes several methodological approaches and lays out a set of recommendations for reducing nonresponse and data linkage biases in panel surveys, with a particular focus on the HRS.

The paper is available on the journal’s website.

Fri 15 Jul 2022, 09:25 | Tags: methods

IER welcomes Professor Joseph Sakshaug

Professor Jo SakshaugIER is delighted to introduce Prof Joseph Sakshaug who joined us last month. He is a quantitative methodologist and data scientist with expertise in survey methodology, data integration, business statistics, missing data, and measurement error.

His core research focuses on developing, implementing, and evaluating methods of collecting and analyzing data for the social and economic sciences, including survey data, administrative data, objective health data, and digital behavioural data collected from smartphones, web surveys, and sensors.

He has taught widely and has served on methodological advisory boards of several prominent social surveys in the UK, Germany, and USA. Before joining IER, Joseph held professorships at the University of Manchester and the University of Mannheim.

Thu 30 Jun 2022, 18:16

Website launch: Buying Social Justice through Procurement

Screenshot of the websiteThe Buying Social Justice through Procurement project has launched its website. The project, which involves IER's Dr Katharina SarterLink opens in a new window as co-investigator, explores the use of social procurement by public bodies to promote equality in the UK construction workforce.

Methodologically, the project combines expert interviews, case studies, and a survey, which will soon be launched. The website provides an overview of the project objectives, methods and intended outputs. If you are interested in finding out more, do pay the website a visit where you can sign up to the mailing list to be kept informed on progress.

Thu 30 Jun 2022, 18:10 | Tags: social justice

Inclusive Futures for Europe BEYOND 4.0

IER's Dr Sally WrightLink opens in a new window recently attended a work package meeting in San Sebastian for the Horizon Europe BEYOND 4.0Link opens in a new window project on the impact of new technologies of the jobs, business models and welfare.

Led by Dr Michael Kohlgrüber from Technische Universität Dortmund, Sozialforschungsstelle Dortmund (TUDO) in Germany, the work package aims to progress the skills debate by providing new insights for better understanding of the skills needed for future workplaces. The meeting was hosted by Prof. Egoitz Pomares from Sinnergiak Social Innovation at the University of the Basque Country. Following on from the meeting, a working paper will be published on the project website later in the year

Thu 30 Jun 2022, 18:06 | Tags: industrie 4.0

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