Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: initial exploration of the data (WED policy paper, November 2020)
This is the first policy paper by researchers from the Wage & Employment Dynamics project. It explores the use of the the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) 2004-2019 dataset to determine time-series estimates of the percentage of minimum wage jobs, low paid and ‘high paid’ jobs. This paper was presented to the Low Pay Commission.
Data Insights: Economically "inactive": How does childcare impact mothers' ability to re-join the labour market? (November 2020)
This study provides a first glance into the impact that informal childcare provided by co-resident grandparents in Northern Ireland has on mothers’ employment rates, especially on mother’s full-time and part-time employment.