Recognition

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Refugee Studies Centre Honored with ESRC Impact Prize

Led by professor Alexander Betts of University of Oxford, ESRC-funded researchers have drawn international attention to the key role played by refugee-led organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting a rapid change in global policy and providing vital assistance to more than 100,000 of the most vulnerable refugees.

5 months ago
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Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK and His Impact on Social Science Scholarship

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth on January 15, 1929, we offer a selection of scholarship from the social science community that directly cites King’s message as a subject or the nexus of the paper.

6 months ago
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Helene Ahl and Susan Marlow

A Behind the Scenes Look at an Award-Winning Paper on Entrepreneurship

What goes into making an exceptional academic article? In this interview, the editor-in-chief and an associate editor of the journal Human Relations ask that of Helene Ahl and Susan Marlow, authors of the journal’s official 2021 article of the year. In “Exploring the false promise of entrepreneurship thro

8 months ago
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Nobelist David Card Made the Minimum Wage Respectable

This year’s Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to Canadian -born but US-based economist David Card for his work with Alan Krueger in reversing the perception that raising the minimum wage inevitably reduces the number of jobs.

9 months ago
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