Topic: Policy issues

The value of keeping ethnic ties: why adherence to recommended COVID-19 health behaviours differs among young adults

The value of keeping ethnic ties: why adherence to recommended COVID-19 health behaviours differs among young adults

Using data from a unique survey of recent university graduates, MiSoC researchers provide new evidence on the role of strong ...
Woman with medical mask in crowded street

Gender inequality and COVID-19: why ‘building back better’ can’t just mean a return to pre-pandemic ‘normal’

If policymakers are serious about recovery, their strategies should seek to fundamentally redress the gendered effects of the crisis, writes ...

RESEARCH NOTES

How should we use algorithms to tackle, not widen, social inequalities as part of the COVID-19 recovery?

How should we use algorithms to tackle, not widen, social inequalities as part of the COVID-19 recovery?

The importance of algorithmic systems to our daily lives has grown rapidly during the pandemic. Used in the wrong way, ...
From Albania to Uzbekistan, how governments have used income support measures to protect people and jobs during COVID-19

From Albania to Uzbekistan, how governments have used income support measures to protect people and jobs during COVID-19

This global evidence scan compares how different countries have mitigated the negative economic repercussions of the pandemic using often-innovative income ...
Mixed housing in south-east London

Which housing inequalities have been amplified by COVID-19, and what can be done to make the situation fairer for renters?

COVID-19 has highlighted the central role of housing in health outcomes and societal inequalities, with private renters looking particularly vulnerable ...
The inequality of trust – and why addressing this issue is crucial to a meaningful recovery from COVID-19

The inequality of trust – and why addressing this issue is crucial to a meaningful recovery from COVID-19

What has the pandemic taught us about public trust in governance and the factors that erode trustworthiness? These are important ...
How are young adults being supported during COVID-19 and beyond? A global scan of policy responses

How are young adults being supported during COVID-19 and beyond? A global scan of policy responses

This research scan explores how governments around the world have tried to mitigate the pandemic’s negative repercussions on young adults ...
Blame games: how can blossoming policy-research relations survive the COVID-19 recriminations?

Blame games: how can blossoming policy-research relations survive the COVID-19 recriminations?

Amid the understandable desire to take public stock of how the pandemic was managed, Matthew Flinders asks how to ensure ...