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WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar Series: Tackling Poverty

Location:
Council Chamber, Main Building, Cardiff University
Dates:

Overview

WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar Series

March – December 2014

2008 marked the beginning of the deepest and longest recession of modern times.  While its causes are to be found in centres of economic and political gravity beyond Wales, its effects on the Welsh economy and on the lives of the people of Wales have been profound and far reaching.

This seminar series aims to examine the impact of the recession on social and economic life in Wales; and to take stock of the policy responses in Wales in the context of a Westminster government committed to austerity measures. 

Tackling Poverty 

Michael Trickey, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

JRF has been monitoring/analysing poverty in the UK for some years and in Wales for about the last 8, along with work on minimum income standards. This seminar will look at the data and accompanying analysis and tie it up with material from the Welsh Government.

5.30pm - Drinks reception

5.45pm - Seminar

6.15pm - Q&A

6.30pm - Finish

Booking

Click  to visit Eventbrite and register your attendance or email wiserd.events@cardiff.ac.uk.

Click below to view the other seminars in this series:

Wales & Recession: Global challenges & local responses

20 March 2014

Wales & Recession: Income, Poverty, Unemployment & Working Lives

29 April 2014 

Wales & Recession: Neighbourhood, Place & the Changing High Street

27 May 2014 POSTPONED

Wales & Recession: Health and Well-being

10 July 2014 POSTPONED

Wales & Recession: Rural communities

11 September 2014

Wales & Recession: Housing and Homelessness

9 October 2014

Wales & Recession: Exploring the Welsh Government Policy Responses

13 November 2014

Wales & Recession: A new economy?

11 December 2014

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