Urban Segregation and Inequality publications and outputs

Here you will find a list of journal articles, briefing papers, working papers, blog posts and data maps by year of publication. You can also view media coverage related to the Urban Segregation and Inequality research here.  2019 Journal article: Not so welcome here? Modelling the impact of ethnic in-movers on the length of stay of home owners in micro

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Urban Segregation and Inequality projects

Here you will find the details of a number of projects and areas of focus from the Urban Segregation and Inequality research programme. These include: Pushed to the periphery? Changing patterns of poverty in Scottish cities The impact of immigration on local housing market for England and Wales Modelling social boundaries and the interconnectedness of place Remaking urban segregation: processes

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Spatial, sectoral and temporal trends in A8 migration to the UK 2004-2011: evidence from the Worker Registration Scheme

Dr David McCollum, University of St Andrews This project involved collaborative working between researchers from the universities of St Andrews and Dundee and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and the Scottish Government. The focus of the project was on spatial, sectoral and temporal trends in A8 migration to the UK 2004-2011. The research involved analysis of the Worker Registration

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Exploring patterns and variations in volunteering using Scottish Household Survey data

Alasdair Rutherford, Division of Economics, University of Stirling Recent shifts in UK and Scottish Government policy changes, both at the UK level and in Scotland, have led to greater funding scrutiny and a need to understand how communities, individuals and volunteers can participate in, shape and support sustainable public services. This policy shift towards a co-production agenda assumes that levels

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Demonstration modules for Growing Up in Scotland dataset

Dr Pamela Warner, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh There is general agreement that policy should be evidence-based, but often the evidence needed is highly subtle/contingent. In most cases the many factors associated with any outcome of interest are themselves inter-related. This can create challenges in analysis, and also in communicating findings to policy-makers and practitioners.

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Applying statistical methods to quality improvement in health and social care

Guro Huby School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh A collaborative initiative between the University of Edinburgh (Dr Guro Huby and Dr Andrew Thompson), Scottish Government Joint Improvement Team (Dr Peter Knight) and NHS Education Scotland (Shona Cowan) to develop a postgraduate teaching module Service redesign and quality improvement are increasing in importance for Scottish health and social

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Youth transitions and education in contemporary Scotland

Susan Murray, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling This was a small-scale project to create a specialist data resource from the Scottish booster sample of the British Household Panel Survey on youth transitions and education, involving collaboration between Susan Murray, in the Department of Applied Social Science, and Professor John Field, in the Institute of Education. Research into

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AQMeN research briefing 6: Degrees of difference: Social inequalities in graduates’ job opportunities in the UK and Germany – Markus Klein and Cristina Iannelli

Cristina Iannelli and Markus Klein summarise their recent research on the possible factors behind the persistence of unequal labour market outcomes among higher education graduates. In their research, they compared the UK and Germany to examine the role that national institutional systems have in shaping the transition from higher education to the labour market. Key points Graduates from advantaged family

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Scottish and UK data

Led by Professor John MacInnes and involving Dr Jan Eichhorn and Professor Susan McVie (all University of Edinburgh), this project aimed to introduce participants to some of the major datasets and promote the use of Scottish and UK data infrastructure. As part of this work, the research team created a series of workshops covering a number of the Scottish and

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