News and views

Below you will find details of current reports and news stories (from 2015 onwards) which are of particular relevance to this website.  They include stories from the UK and across the world which focus on poverty and, in particular, poverty measurement. You can search these stories by subject in the box below. 

News stories archive provides summaries of news stories on poverty and social exclusion from 2011 to 2014, the period of the PSE UK project. Under Reports archive you will find summaries of reports from academic institutes, think tanks, charities, pressure groups and government and international agencies for this period. Under Articles archive you will find artcilces esepcially wrtiten for the PSE website during this period. 

Links provides a growing list of organisations interested in research in poverty and social exclusion.  

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The “invisibility” of poverty in Japanese society has long been one of the reasons for the underestimation of this social issue by the authorities.

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The Conservative Governments' Record on Social Policy from May 2015 to pre-COVID 2020: Policies, Spending and Outcomes is examined in a new report from the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the LSE. The report finds that the protective capacity of the welfare state over this period was eroded.

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