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International approaches to population ageing and decline
With the population of Wales projected to continue to age and faced with a decreasing working-age population, we are conducting a review of the best...
News Articles 12 May 2023
Building safety regulation evidence published
The Wales Centre for Public Policy has published international evidence on building safety regulation to help inform draft Welsh Government legislation. Currently in Wales, building...
Commentary 30 September 2022
Promoting pathways out of poverty – and preventing the pitfalls of poverty entry
Enabling ‘pathways’ out of poverty must be a fundamental goal of any anti-poverty strategy. But how should such a strategy seek to achieve this? And...
Commentary 29 September 2022
Being poor in Wales – why where you live matters
Several of the challenges faced by people living in poverty or social exclusion in Wales relate to where they live. Local costs of living, affordability...
Commentary 27 September 2022
Running on empty: why we need reform in the cost-of-living crisis
During the initial months of the pandemic, when various protections were in place – such as the £20 per week uplift to Universal Credit – the number of...
Commentary 26 September 2022
What makes for an effective anti-poverty strategy?
The lack of an anti-poverty strategy did not stop the Welsh Government from taking action during the pandemic to address poverty in Wales. From the...
Publications 31 August 2022
Developing skills for a just transition
The transition to a low-carbon economy in Wales will affect workers and communities, particularly those with links to carbon-intensive industries. There is evidence that net-zero...
Publications 27 May 2022
Infrastructure and longterm wellbeing
This commentary report accompanies a rapid review of evidence about how physical infrastructure influences long-term wellbeing, commissioned by the Welsh Government to help inform its...