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August 2015 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 16 pages, 399K)

Featured this month:

LGA Innovation database
For the second consecutive year, LGA ran a highly successful Innovation Zone at their annual conference – a hub to discover exciting projects councils are working on around the country. Building on the success of the Zone, a database has been created which provides more details of those projects featured.

The good childhood report 2015
This report from The Children's Society and the University of York provides information on the well-being of children from 15 countries and across four continents.

Inequalities in life expectancy
This report from The King's Fund explores how the relationship between income deprivation and life expectancy has changed over time.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) evidence briefings
ESRC evidence briefings highlight research findings and their relevance in key policy areas. The latest publications focus on the subject of welfare.