Professor Sir Richard Blundell and the team at the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) have won the ONS Research Excellence Award for their work on informing policies to tackle inequalities.
Research using the ONS SRS data was highlighted by the panel, on topics including:
- Intergenerational differences in income and wealth
- The role of firm-level innovation in boosting the wages of those in low-skilled occupations
- The consequences of potential post-Brexit trade barriers on the distribution of wages
- The impacts of automatic enrolment on the workplace pension membership of different groups
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) Research Excellence Awards 2020 recognise and celebrate outstanding innovative research carried out using ONS's secure data and/or secure data it makes available on behalf of others, to deliver a public benefit to the UK, while protecting data confidentiality.