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Workshop on Learning Disabilities

IER co-hosted a day-long workshop entitled "People with learning Disabilities: Promoting Health and Real Jobs" with the Institute of Health at Warwick. The workshop, led by Dr Carol Robinson, a leader in the field of research in this area, reviewed research on health inequalities and barriers to employment for people with learning disabilities. It also looked at policy and practice designed to improve health and to increase the chances of real jobs. IER's Professor Robert Lindley chaired the afternoon session on Employment.

Thu 16 Feb 2012, 17:37 | Tags: occupation, employment, labour market, unemployment, health, work

Bernard Casey will be presenting at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research International Seminar in Vienna

Bernard will be presenting on ‘Are we all Confucianists? Similarities and differences between European and East-Asian policies for care of the frail older people’ on 23 July 2010.  More information is available on the European Centre for Social Policy and Research website.

Tue 13 Jul 2010, 14:07 | Tags: Europe, public policy, families, older workers, health

Workshop 'The costs of work-related stress' by Bernard Casey (16 June 2009)

What does work-related stress cost the country?  Bernard Casey of the Warwick Institute for Employment Research will answer this question at a presentation forming part of the University of Warwick’s Festival of Social Sciences on 16 June 2009.  He will show that, even with conservative assumptions, work-related stress reduces national output in any one year by as much as 1.25 per cent.

Workshop details: 12.30pm – 2pm, B0.45 (IER library) Social Studies. Booking is required so to confirm a place please email

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Fri 12 Jun 2009, 15:40 | Tags: health

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