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High emigration has led to better wages for many in Poland

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Commuters queuing in Manchester

Extensive emigration from Poland, which started in the late 1990s, has contributed to wage growth for high and intermediate skilled workers who remained in Poland. However, unskilled workers did not see any increase in wages as a consequence. These changes in wages are explained by the fact that most emigrants leaving Poland had high or intermediate levels of education.

UCL Behaviour Change Month – November 2012

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UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing

UCL Behaviour Change Month in November 2012 will comprise a series of cross-disciplinary talks, discussions and workshops, and lead up to a £10,000 research prize workshop in January 2013.

Policy seminars to feature Jack Straw, Gus O’Donnell, John Gieve, Jonathan Powell

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The School of Public Policy’s departmental seminar series for the autumn and spring terms will feature all of the School’s Visiting Professors, as well as several high profile names from British politics.

Gus O’Donnell and John Gieve to become Visiting Professors

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Gus o'Donnell

Former chief civil servant Lord (Gus) O’Donnell and Sir John Gieve are to become visiting professors in the Department of Political Science and School of Public Policy.

UCL News Podcast - US Elections & Professor Steve Jones

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The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening. 

UCL Discovery downloads surpass 2m

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The total number of papers, reports and PhD dissertations downloaded from UCL Discovery, the university’s Open Access repository, surpassed 2,000,000 during September 2012.

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