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What makes a job 'good'?


In the midst of a jobs-rich recovery, attention inevitably shifts to the quality of the jobs being created.

This new Demos and PwC essay collection tackles outstanding questions over pay, productivity, security and job satisfaction.


Read the collection. Read the blog.

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A question of trust


Trust is the foundation of a healthy democracy. Understanding it is vital to understand society.

This latest Demos report uses new technology and research methods to understand the practical and ethical uses of trust-relevant data on Twitter.


Read the report.

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The character gap


Character, both in and out of the classroom, has received renewed attention from politicians in recent months.

Demos hosted an all-day conference, with speeches from Tristram Hunt MP and Sam Gyimah MP, on how policy can build character.


Read about the conference. Read Tristram's speech.

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A tale of two classrooms


The attainment gap in Britain's classrooms has remained static for over a decade, but what can be done about it?

A new collection by Demos and Durham University brings together politicians and academics to argue for greater use of evidence to bridge the gap.


Read the collection.

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Wisdom of the crowd


Social media is transforming how we understand society, but current methods of listening to social media are failing.

Demos, working with Ipsos MORI, University of Sussex and CASM, has launched a new project to test and innovate new techniques in online research.


Read about the project.

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APPG inquiry on housing


Politicians often talk of first-time buyers, but much less attention is focused on those at the other end of the ladder.

Demos has acted as secretariat for an APPG on Housing and Care for Older People report reviewing the affordability of retirement housing.


Read the report.

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It is a common narrative that young people are disengaged from the political system. But how best to respond?

Demos and Bite the Ballot are announcing a crowd-funding campaign to build the first ever Voter Advice Application designed for young people.


Read the blog. Support the campaign.

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Demos Quarterly: Autumn 2014

The Autumn Issue of Demos Quarterly, our magazine of political ideas, is now published.

The lead essay, contributed by Michael Lind, traces the lineage of liberalism, linking today’s populism to the ideas that animated John Locke and the Founding Fathers.

Read the essay. Browse the magazine.

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Understanding poverty


Read Poverty in Perspective, our landmark report that introduces a pioneering model for measuring poverty.

You can also view interactive infographics of our child poverty types on the stand-alone Poverty in Perspective website.


Read the report and the blog. Explore the infographic website.

LATEST FROM THE DEMOS BLOG

Dec 11

What makes a 'good job'?

Ralph Scott introduces a new essay collection on the quality of employment.

Dec 5

A tale of two classrooms

Claudia Wood and Ralph Scott introduce A Tale of Two Classrooms, a new essay collection on educational inequality.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan 14

Changing Families and Feminist Blind Spots: Have female-friendly policies been captured by middle class feminists?

Baroness Wolf will join us to deliver the third lecture in the postliberalism event series...

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LATEST PRESS

Dec 15

Frail and faltering

In the Economist, Claudia Wood discusses the problem in care home provisions...

Dec 15

No more parachuting in

Ralph Scott talks to the Economist about his research on local MPs.

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