Third working paper that uses publicly available Department for Work and Pensions data on Universal Credit in Glasgow and Scotland to investigate the income crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first empirical results from an ongoing project on COVID-19 in UK and its economic impact.
The scale of the challenges faced by people on low incomes in the COVID-19 crisis is becoming clearer This paper updates Universal Credit figures to July 2020 and highlights new areas of concern.
The Scottish Government’s Tech Review is an important first step – but more is needed to create world scale companies
Does the Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review published by the Scottish Government fall short in understanding the total ecosystem that drives scale-up?
This working paper looks at the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on unemployment and the labour market in Glasgow, illustrated with a focus on Universal Credit data.
Understanding the impacts of COVID-19 on the Glasgow City Region economy – gauging impacts through big data?
Using data that demonstrates the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown, this article argues that Glasgow city-region economy is an important lens to consider both these impacts and the routes to recovery.
New research on the Scottish Census data with information about the Scottish identity in Scotland.
A one-day workshop to bring together prominent scholars from a number of institutions to discuss the theoretical and methodological challenges associated with the use of Big Data.
First of a series of visualisation snapshots using data from Twitter showing the connections between users and hashtags for tweets about the independence referendum.