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IER Newsletter - July 2022
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ReWAGE Update

A recent study by a ReWAGE sub-group revealed that it is feasible to use proxy measures available from large-scale data sources to develop broad indicators of job quality. This could help the UK government measure job quality consistently across roles, sectors and geographical areas. *|IFNOT:ARCHIVE_PAGE|* Read MoreLink opens in a new window *|END:IF|**|IF:ARCHIVE_PAGE|*
This will enable it to demonstrate the impact of its Good Work Plan (2018), in which it committed to a wide range of policy and legislative changes for the benefit of workers and employers. The sub-group, led by Professor Peter EliasLink opens in a new window of the IER, has made some recommendations for next steps, and you can find their evidence paperLink opens in a new window and a short summaryLink opens in a new window of the feasibility study on the ReWAGE website.

ReWAGE also responded to the government’s recent call for evidence on its Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan. Our input mainly focused on providing support for the mental health and wellbeing of working age adults, with a recommendation for greater transparency about the prevalence of the work conditions that have been shown to accentuate mental ill-health.
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Congratulations to all IER 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.*|IFNOT:ARCHIVE_PAGE|* Read MoreLink opens in a new window *|END:IF|**|IF:ARCHIVE_PAGE|*
Our very best wishes go to Dr Lorraine Johnson, Dr Jeisson Cárdenas Rubio, Dr Sharon Chohan, Dr Jiang Yang, Dr Rebecca Wilde, Dr Tannis Goddard and Dr Bhaskar Chakravorty.
We are very proud of all of our students who have worked hard and pleased that Jeisson, Rebecca and Bhaskar are continuing their careers at Warwick. Find out more about our alumni hereLink opens in a new window.
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ReWAGE co-chair Chris Warhurst co-edits The Oxford Handbook of Job Quality

The Oxford Handbook of Job QualityLink opens in a new window by ReWAGE co-chair Professor Chris Warhurst Link opens in a new windowwith Chris Mathieu and Rachel E. Dwyer, has just been published by Oxford University Press. *|IFNOT:ARCHIVE_PAGE|* Read MoreLink opens in a new window *|END:IF|**|IF:ARCHIVE_PAGE|*
Job quality matters and has long and continually done so, even if the terminology used to describe it has varied, and continues, to vary. As new technologies and the lasting effects of a pandemic influence debates about the future of work and job quality in the twenty-first century, The Oxford Handbook of Job Quality provides an interdisciplinary and international perspective on the subject and presents original research. Chapters explore both established approaches and new perspectives on job quality, as well as focusing specifically on key issues, regional and sectoral developments, and ways to improve job quality.

Warhurst, C., Mathieu, C. and Dwyer, R. (2022). The Oxford Handbook of Job QualityLink opens in a new window. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780198749790.


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Reducing Nonresponse and Data Linkage Biases in Economic Panel Surveys

Professor Joe SakshaugLink opens in a new window from IER published a commissioned paper on reducing nonresponse and biases in surveys for the US Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the US National Institute on Aging. *|IFNOT:ARCHIVE_PAGE|* Read MoreLink opens in a new window *|END:IF|**|IF:ARCHIVE_PAGE|*
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 websiteLink opens in a new window.

Sakshaug, J.W. (2022). Reducing Nonresponse and Data Linkage Consent Bias in Large-Scale Panel Surveys. Forum for Health Economics & Policy.*|END:IF|*

Projects

Desk-based research into engagement with the Public Sector Equality Duty by listed bodies in WalesLink opens in a new window - Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Educational Psychology Services: Workforce insights and school perspectives on impactLink opens in a new window - Department of Education.

Professional Nurse Advocate Programme - Literature ReviewLink opens in a new window - NHS England

The representativeness of apprenticeship trailblazersLink opens in a new window - Gatsby Foundation

Find out more on the IER's project webpageLink opens in a new window.

 
 
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