Modelling the effects of the tax and benefit system

PERU maintains and develops the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) Tax-Benefit Model, which is a tax-benefit microsimulation model used by the IPPR, Resolution Foundation, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, New Economics Foundation, and Legatum Institute.


PERU to evaluate the RESCALED project – promoting Detention Houses

Over the next three years PERU will evaluate the implementation and impact of the RESCALED programme.


Ashwin Kumar speaks at Fabian Society event on the future of work for low-paid workers

Dr Kim Heyes is speaking at the 5th Community Psychology Festival in Brighton at a workshop on Bringing Activism back into Community Psychology.


Kim Heyes appointed as Trustee and Non-Executive Director of PSS

Kim Heyes has been appointed a Trustee and Non-Executive Director of PSS.


In-work poverty: low pay, productivity and gender

Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University
Mon 9 September 2019


University hosts huge international sociology conference

The University, led by staff in PERU, has co-hosted a huge international sociology conference – welcoming over 3000 delegates to Manchester.