Labour market

Labour markets are changing at a fast pace, with new ways of working, the growth of technology and AI, and changing job roles and tasks.

The labour market research group focuses on the contribution that new sources of labour market data can make to our understanding of the workplaces of the future, including at a spatial and sector level.

And we are examining how large datasets of job adverts can provide robust signals of changes in national, regional and urban economic conditions.

Workforce challenges in Adult Social Care

Researchers shed light on workforce challenges in adult social care, using an expansive dataset of online job adverts held by UBDC.

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Urban labour markets post-pandemic

What are the long-term consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on the labour market and the nature of work in urban areas.

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