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Deputy Prime Minister launches new parenting report featuring MCS and BCS70 research

17 January 2011

Nick Clegg today launched a report The Home Front, produced by the think tank Demos, which explores the influences and pressures on today’s families and the interdependent relationships within them, drawing on research based on the Millennium Cohort Study and British Cohort Study 1970.

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Does how you measure income make a difference to measuring poverty?

17 January 2011

A new CLS Working Paper examines the implications different methods of collecting and reporting income may have for measuring poverty, by reference to the Millennium Cohort Study income data.

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Improving parenting will not be enough to level school playing field, study says

7 December 2010

Children’s different rates of progress in their first two years at school are still largely driven by their parents’ social class, a UK-wide study has concluded

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Nine in ten people in their early 50s consider working beyond retirement age

12 June 2010

Almost 90 per cent of people in their early 50s are considering working beyond the state pension age in order to have a higher standard of living, a study has found.

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‘No right or wrong’ in return-to-work decision

7 May 2010

Mothers should not feel guilty about either returning to work or deciding to stay at home after having a baby, Professor Heather Joshi told the ChildForum Early Childhood Research Symposium in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 6 May.

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Economic inequality in the UK

27 January 2010

The National Equality Panel today (27 January) published a major report: An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK.

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Press release: Maths A-level leads to higher earnings for men

27 June 2006

Men who have an A-level in mathematics are more likely to earn higher wages than their male peers who have A-levels in other subjects.

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