Ethnic disparity at university?

There’s a well-known political anecdote from the 90s when Jack Straw took control at the Home Office. He was looking at the statistics showing crime rising and rising and continuing to do so in the future. He wanted to know...

  • 04 Mar 2019
  • | Thomas Hamilton-Shaw, Ethnic disparity at university?
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How much discrimination on pay?

The ethnicity pay gap was highlighted in a report published last year by the Resolution Foundation, authored by Kathleen Henehan and Helena Rose. It was found that even after accounting for individual characteristics and...

  • 24 Jan 2019
  • | Richard Norrie
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Can we ‘Nudge’ our way to Integration?

Behavioural insights could offer low-cost ways to foster social mixing or reduce inequalities between different social groups. We know that policy nudges work. Insights from the fields of psychology, anthropology and...

  • 27 Nov 2018
  • | Meghan Benton, Antonio Silva, Will Somerville
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Integration in Britain: The Good and Not So Good

Postwar immigration-related diversity has fundamentally re-shaped the content of public policy discussions in the UK. Fiercely contested debates over multiculturalism, discrimination, integration, trust and identity are now...

  • 29 Oct 2018
  • | Rakib Ehsan
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Surprisingly good news in the hate crime figures

The annual hate crime figures released on Tuesday revealed another dismal increase in recorded incidents: a 17 per cent annual increase to 94,098 in total incidents 2017-2018 and what the BBC called a 40 per cent “surge”...

  • 19 Oct 2018
  • | Richard Norrie, David Goodhart
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