Policy Matters

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This series of discussions engages with issues in contemporary public policy, addressing areas such as social mobility, the costs and benefits of education, inequalities in the labour market, and rising poverty. Each episode will consider current government policy, the possible alternatives and where the public policy debate currently is. Hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson will discuss the ideas, delve into what the academic research has to say, and invite expert guests to provide their insights, helping us to better understand the complexities and constraints facing policy-makers.



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Policy Matters

Policy Matters

This series of discussions engages with issues in contemporary public policy, addressing areas such as social mobility, the costs and benefits of education, inequalities in the labour market, and rising poverty. Each episode will consider current government policy, the possible alternatives and where the public policy debate currently is. Hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson will discuss the ideas, delve into what the academic research has to say, and invite expert guests to provide their insights, helping us to better understand the complexities and constraints facing policy-makers.

MON 19 NOV 08:30 - 09:00


Policy Matters

Policy Matters

This series of discussions engages with issues in contemporary public policy, addressing areas such as social mobility, the costs and benefits of education, inequalities in the labour market, and rising poverty. Each episode will consider current government policy, the possible alternatives and where the public policy debate currently is. Hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson will discuss the ideas, delve into what the academic research has to say, and invite expert guests to provide their insights, helping us to better understand the complexities and constraints facing policy-makers.

MON 19 NOV 12:30 - 13:00


Policy Matters

Policy Matters

This series of discussions engages with issues in contemporary public policy, addressing areas such as social mobility, the costs and benefits of education, inequalities in the labour market, and rising poverty. Each episode will consider current government policy, the possible alternatives and where the public policy debate currently is. Hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson will discuss the ideas, delve into what the academic research has to say, and invite expert guests to provide their insights, helping us to better understand the complexities and constraints facing policy-makers.

MON 19 NOV 21:30 - 22:00


Policy Matters

Policy Matters

This series of discussions engages with issues in contemporary public policy, addressing areas such as social mobility, the costs and benefits of education, inequalities in the labour market, and rising poverty. Each episode will consider current government policy, the possible alternatives and where the public policy debate currently is. Hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson will discuss the ideas, delve into what the academic research has to say, and invite expert guests to provide their insights, helping us to better understand the complexities and constraints facing policy-makers.

TUE 20 NOV 09:30 - 10:00


Policy Matters

Policy Matters

This series of discussions engages with issues in contemporary public policy, addressing areas such as social mobility, the costs and benefits of education, inequalities in the labour market, and rising poverty. Each episode will consider current government policy, the possible alternatives and where the public policy debate currently is. Hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson will discuss the ideas, delve into what the academic research has to say, and invite expert guests to provide their insights, helping us to better understand the complexities and constraints facing policy-makers.

WED 21 NOV 07:30 - 08:00