The Social Policy Indicators (SPIN) Database: on the Dependent Variable Problem in Welfare State Research - Methods in Social Policy and Intervention Research
Hybrid event
Presentation of the past, present, and future developments of the Social Policy Indicators Database (SPIN). We also briefly discuss the dependent variable problem in comparative social policy research, and showcase the SPIN database with new and updated data on a great variety of cash benefit programs in the United Kingdom and other affluent countries.

Booking is required for people outside of the Department of Social Policy and Intervention (DSPI). DSPI members do not need to register.
Date: 16 May 2024, 16:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Trinity 2024)
Venue: 32-42 Wellington Square (Barnett House), 32-42 Wellington Square OX1 2ER
Venue Details: In-person and online
Speakers: Professor Kenneth Nelson (University of Oxford), Jan Helmdag (Stockholm University), Mari Eneroth (Stockholm University), Sofie Burman (Stockholm University)
Organising department: Department of Social Policy and Intervention
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Host: Department of Social Policy and Intervention
Part of: DSPI Trinity Term 2024 Seminar Series
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editors: Ngwarirai Mandrup, Faith Inch