Liam Foster

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    Which women knew about state pension age changes? Inequalities in awareness and their implications

Which women knew about state pension age changes? Inequalities in awareness and their implications

One of the most controversial issues about pensions in recent times has been the increase in women’s state pension age, and that those affected were not given enough notice of the change. Daniel Holman, Liam Foster, and Moritz Hess find that particular groups of women were less likely to be aware of the change, and explain the key policy […]

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    Britain is doing less than other countries to end pensioner poverty for women

Britain is doing less than other countries to end pensioner poverty for women

How does the UK compare with other European countries in relation to family-friendly policies? Liam Foster, Ruby Chau and Sam Yu look at eight European countries and develop two new indices on ‘defamilisation’, the degree to which social care measures make it possible for people to participate in activities outside their home. Their research shows that the UK still has much […]