Employment Inequalities in an Economic Downturn

  Funding: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
Duration: January 2010 – October 2010
Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Emma Hollywood, Dr Jesus Canduela
The ERI was commissioned by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland to carry out research on the impact of the recession on the employment of the recession across equality grounds in NI. 
The research has involved an examination of the key literature relating to the employment impacts of the recession in Northern Ireland (NI) and the rest of the UK; analysis of labour market statistics across equality grounds in NI (age, gender, disability, racial group, dependents, community background, sexual orientation and marital status); and interviews with key stakeholder organisations in NI.

  • Start Date:

    4 January 2010

  • End Date:

    31 March 2011

  • Activity Type:

    Externally Funded Research

  • Funder:

    Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

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