Economic and Social Research Council


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Economic and Social Research Council

A quasi-governmental organization in the United Kingdom that conducts research in social science, especially as it relates to public policy and economic development. It was established in 1965 and is based in Swindon.
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The research report, Inherited Wealth and the Intergenerational transmission of Inequality, was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Professor Jane Elliott has been appointed as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
The project is jointly funded for three years by the Economic and Social Research Council and Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.
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