PPIW Report Publication – Breaking the Cycle: What Works in Reducing Intergenerational Worklessness and Fragile Employment

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The PPIW worked with experts from the Institute for Employment Research at University of Warwick to review the effectiveness of policies to tackle intergenerational worklessness and fragile employment. Its research suggests that intergenerational worklessness (defined as households in which three generations have not been employed) is unlikely to be widespread …

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PPIW hosts the What Works Network

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The PPIW hosted colleagues from the What Works Network on 9 October. Representatives from the different Centres gathered in Cardiff for a meeting of the Council, chaired by Dr David Halpern, the What Works National Advisor. The Council met the Welsh Government Board over lunch to discuss areas of shared …

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PPIW Joins UK What Works Network

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The Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) has been invited to join the UK wide What Works Network.  The Network, set-up in 2013, brings together experts who are assessing evidence from around the world to find out which interventions work best in reducing crime, improving educational attainment, encouraging economic growth, …

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What Works in Tackling Poverty Launch Event

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The Public Policy Institute for Wales launched a new programme of work today (Tuesday 15 April, 2014) at an event sponsored by Jeff Cuthbert, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty. Funded through an £800,000 investment from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the What Works in Tackling Poverty programme …

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