Ethnic parity in Jobcentre Plus programmes

Funded by: Department for Work and Pensions


August 2004 to September 2005

PSI researchers:

David Wilkinson

Background, summary and aims

This study will use econometric analyses of administrative data

  • To quantify the relationship between ethnicity and labour market outcomes, especially employment entry and benefit exit, for Jobcentre Plus overall and for its programmes and mainstream services.
  • To investigate the relative impact in terms of ethnic parity of different Jobcentre Plus programmes.