Blogs: Society

Societiethrive when economies are managed to meet the needs and aspirations of peopleand economies thrive within strong societies that are fair and resilient.  We help you to understand the complex, multi-faceted and profound relationships between societies and economies.

Field research for UNESCO: technical and vocational education

Field research in Senegal

Field research for a UNESCO project took our Director Ben Gardiner and Researcher Ana Rosa Gonzalez-Martinez* to the Dominican Republic, Cyprus and Senegal to assess the potential for a training levy to support vocational and technical education.
Tell us about the UNESCO project…

The impact of technological change on skills

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Terence Hogarth is Senior Advisor at Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and has over 30 years’ experience of carrying out research on vocational education and training in the UK and the EU. 

Terence is this month’s guest blogger:

Reflecting upon the employment impacts of rap…

The multiple dimensions of inequality

Inequality

In this blog our Director, Anthony Barker, takes a look at inequality – What does it mean?  Why is it important to understand the wider policy impact?

For many, ‘inequality’ is synonymous with issues of living standards, income and poverty.

Indeed, there has been a r…

Spotlight on economist Sachin Babbar

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This month’s spotlight blog features our Economist Sachin Babbar, based at our Brussels office.

Sachin tells us why he feels particularly nerdy at the moment, how he was inspired by Tim Harford’s ‘The Undercover Economist’ and why he’s so passionate about GDP!
Tell us about …

Spotlight on economist Dr Dora Fazekas

Hungarian Economist Dr Dora Fazekas

Dora has recently been appointed Managing Director, Hungary. 

Here she tells us what it’s like opening a new office, what she loves about her particular field of economics and reveals that she’s something of an entrepreneur …
Tell us about your role at Cambridge Econometr…