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Here you will find a collection of the latest media engagement and Understanding Inequalities blogs, or guest blogs that UI researchers have written.

Bernard Fingleton, Daniel Olner and Gwilym Pryce

This blog, for the Journal of Urban Studies Blog, is drawn from a recent paper by Fingleton, Olner and Pryce - Estimating the local employment impacts of immigration: A dynamic spatial panel model, published by the Journal of Urban Studies. 

Kitty Lymperopoulou and Jon Bannister
Scotland, like other Western societies, has experienced a sustained crime drop. Police recorded crime statistics show a 57% fall in crime since the early 1990’s. Glasgow, once notorious as the “murder capital of Europe”, is now seen to be driving Scotland’s recent dramatic reduction in violent crime. The number of violent crime offences in Greater Glasgow halved between 2002 and 2015, while violent crime offences fell by a third.
Gwilym Pryce, Bernie Fingleton, Dan Olner

New research by Pryce, Fingleton and Olner looks at the impact of EU migrant workers on local UK labour markets and explores what this may mean for UK immigration policies. 

Read the piece in full via The Conversation. 

Dan Olner

The English Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) ranks over thirty-two thousand small-scale zones in England from most to least deprived, using a combination of seven different factors to create a single deprivation index.