Today we have a guest post by Patrick Gallagher. Patrick is a postdoctoral fellow at the Waterford Institute of Technology. Statistical profiling of the unemployed has gained traction in recent years as an efficient, cost-cutting means of categorising job seekers into two groups the frictionally… Read More »What Does Accuracy Mean, Anyway?
This will be the first in a series of short pieces on the experiences of unemployment. We have previously written about the origins of our project, which came from the Waterford Unemployment Experiences Research Collaborative (WUERC), a team of researchers based out of Waterford in… Read More »The Experiences of Unemployment: Waiting