Topical Briefing

NIESR Briefing: Youth Rates: The National Minimum Wage for Younger Workers

When advising government, the LPC’s main objective in setting the Youth Rates is:

"to ensure that the NMW’s structure and the level of the youth rates enables young people   to make a successful transition from education to employment, and to access roles which   provide them with the work experience valued by employers.”

NIESR Briefing: Industry and Regional Effects of a No-Deal Brexit

 

Ever since EU exit has started featuring in the public debate, NIESR has contributed analyses of the long-run economic impact of different types of Brexit, including the deal proposed by the government in November 2018, a customs union deal and no deal. Since the EU referendum, NIESR has monitored the effects of uncertainty about the kind of exit on economic performance and highlighted policy trade-offs for various Brexit scenarios, including a no-deal exit. The production of this briefing was supported by the ESRC through its Impact Acceleration Award and it focuses on:

NIESR Briefing: Overview of evidence on UK public attitudes to immigration

OVERVIEW

As part of a research report on UK Public Attitudes to Immigration, published by NIESR and Birkbeck, University of London, in October 2018, we reviewed the existing literature on the topic. We have updated this with the most recent evidence thanks to the support of the ESRC through its Impact Acceleration Award. The following topics are covered in the briefing:

NIESR Briefing: Overview of evidence on economic impacts of EU immigration

As part of a research report on UK Public Attitudes to the Economic Impacts of EU Immigration, published by NIESR and Birkbeck, University of London, in October 2018, we reviewed the existing literature on the economic impacts of EU immigration. We have updated this with the most recent evidence thanks to the support of the ESRC through its Impact Acceleration Award. The following topics are covered in the briefing: