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Donald Hirsch

Donald Hirsch

Professor of Social Policy, Loughborough University
Donald is a former journalist and international policy consultant, who was Poverty Adviser to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation for the ten years prior to joining CRSP in 2008. He played a central role in establishing A Minimum Income Standard for the United Kingdom, CRSP's ongoing research programme showing what incomes households need for an acceptable standard of living as agreed by members of the public.

Donald is the Director of the Centre for Research in Social Policy. He leads that programme and associated projects studying income, and plays a prominent national role in commenting on the adequacy of the public welfare system and on poverty trends.

Two thirds of people in their 20s now live with their parents – here's how it affects their lives

Jan 19, 2019 09:00 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Gone are the days when living at home in your 20s was seen as an embarrassing sign of arrested development. Today, 63% of single adults between the ages of 20 and 29 live with their parents, as do just over half of 25- to...

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Economy

JGBs close higher ahead of March national consumer price inflation data

The Japanese government bonds closed higher Thursday as investors wait to watch the countrys national consumer price inflation (CPI) data for the month of March, scheduled to be released today by 23:30GMT. The yield on...

Chinese GDP to further witness solid outcome in Q2 2019, support global growth picture: DBS Group Research

Chinas gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to further witness a solid outcome in the second quarter of this year, which should offer further crucial support to the global growth picture, according to the latest report...

NZ Q1 CPI rises 0.1 pct q/q, below 0.2 pct q/q rise incorporated in the RBNZ’s February MPS

New Zealands CPI increased 0.1 percent q/q in Q1 2019, below the 0.2 percent q/q rise incorporated in the RBNZs February MPS, and below ANZ and market expectations. Annual inflation dipped to 1.5 percent y/y, from 1.9...

USD/KRW likely to stay firm amid continued dividend payout BoK’s potential dovish stance, says Scotiabank

The USD/KRW currency pair is expected to stay firm and rally through 1,140 the rest of this week amid continued dividend payout and a potential dovish stance of the Bank of Korea (BoK), according to the latest research...

Australian bonds plunge tracking U.S. Treasuries on rise in risk appetite ahead of March employment report

Australian government bonds plunged during Asian session Wednesday tracking a similar movement in the United States Treasuries as investors risk appetite improved following solid earnings report in the U.S. Investors...

Politics

Vladimir Putin Salary: Over 50 Percent Decline Seen in Russian President’s Pay From 2017 to 2018

Vladimir Putin, as the president of Russia, is regarded as one of the most influential leaders of the world. With that comes the scrutinizing of eyes of critics and his citizens on whatever money he has on the bank. And...

Melania Trump’s Spokeswoman Calls Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour ‘Small-Minded’ After Stating FLOTUS Will Never Be on Mag’s Cover

Melania Trump was snubbed and rejected by Vogues editor-in-chief Anna Wintour when the latter vowed that the FLOTUS will never find herself on the cover of their famed magazine again. The First Lady responded to such...

Donald Trump Reveals He Spoke With Pope Francis, Emmanuel Macron to Offer Sympathy and Help on Notre Dame Cathedral’s Restoration

Donald Trump revealed on Wednesday that he was able to speak to Pope Francis and French President Emmanuel Macron and expressed his condolences for the Notre Dame Cathedral fire. The President of the United States said...

Vladimir Putin to Meet North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un for Their First Summit in Russia; Nuclear Talks Expected

Vladimir Putin, Russias president, is preparing to welcome North Koreas leader Kim Jong Un for their first summit that will be held in Moscow. The meeting comes after the latters failed nuclear talks with Donald Trump...

Melania Trump Not Interested in ‘Superficial’ Vogue Cover

United States First Lady Melania Trump has responded to the alleged non-invite from Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. FLOTUS claimed she has better things to do than be in a superficial magazine cover. Mrs. Trumps...

Science

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Researchers Eye Clinical Trials for ‘All-in-One’ Treatment That Can 'Kick and Kill' Virus

There is still a very long way to go before the world actually sees an ultimate cure for HIV. But significant developments are being reported almost every day. One of the most recent good news came from the researchers of...

Cancer Cure 2019: Less Popular Treatment - Thermal Ablation - to be Improved by Israeli Company for Precise 'Burning' of Tumors

A biotech company from Israel is currently working on improving a lesser popular cancer treatment while many other scientists and researchers work on a potential cure for the disease. People might now have heard much about...

HIV/AIDS Cure: End to the Epidemic Imminent as Three Patients Become HIV-Free?

The past month has been a groundbreaking period in the hopes of ending the worldwide epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection that later develops to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Scientists...

The science and politics of genetically engineered salmon: 5 questions answered

A Massachusetts-based company earlier this month cleared the last regulatory hurdle from the Food and Drug Administration to sell genetically engineered salmon in the U.S. Animal genomics expert Alison Van Eenennaam, who...

Scientists are developing new, exciting strategies for the fight against TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is a lung disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Its transmitted through air droplets when an infectious person coughs or sneezes. The disease can be treated, but its a long process...

Technology

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Release Date, Latest News, Update: Developers Adding Further Immersive Elements in the Form of Futuristic Ads

The hype that Cyberpunk 2077 is seeing is the envy of all video game developers. One of the major reasons for this excitement is CD Projekt Red themselves since theyve established a reputation as a studio obsessed with...

'GTA 6' Release Date, Latest News: How True is the Rumor that Sixth Entry Will Be PS5 Exclusive for a Month?

Its been nearly six years since GTA 5 was introduced to the gaming community and fans of the franchise have been nagging Rockstar when the next entry will be released. Unfortunately, the gaming studio remains reticent...

OnePlus 7 News: Leaked Details Reveals Specs and Features; Alleged Release Date Announced

OnePlus 7 is said to be arriving soon. Although there is no official announcement yet, it was reported that its launch date has been set on May 14. The date is earlier than expected but still, the consumers must wait until...

‘The Elder Scrolls 6’ New Teasers, Release Date: The Reason Why Bethesda Won’t Show New Trailers Anytime Soon

It is not strange for a video game company to announce an upcoming title years before its intended release date. But once the official reveal happened, fans will most likely expect at least one new teaser every year...

Apple Watch 5 Release Date, Latest News, Update: Top 3 Rumors Involving the Series’ Fifth Entry

As we move closer to September, more and more rumors are being released about the Apple Watch 5 and how its going to redefine the smartwatch market moving forward. So what are these rumors exactly and is there any weight...
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