David Kirk

Project Report Released: Homelessness in Oxford

CSI’s new report, under the direction of affiliates Dr. Elisabeth Garratt (University of Sheffield) and Dr. Jan Flaherty (King’s College London), presents initial findings from CSI’s Homelessness in Oxford project. The project was designed by Dr. Garratt and Dr. Flaherty to be the first systematic attempt to track and understand […]

New Publication in Social Science & Medicine about the Effect of Uber’s Ridehailing Service on Road Accidents

A new study by CSI Director Dave Kirk and collaborators Nicolo Cavalli (Bocconi) and Noli Brazil (UC-Davis) finds countervailing effects of the rollout of Uber’s ridehailing services in the UK. Uber is associated with a 9% decline in serious road accident injuries in the UK. However, that relative improvement is […]

Report to United Nations University (UNU-Wider) on occupational mobility in developing countries

Our new report to the UN University World Institute for Development Economics Research discusses current methods for measuring and analysing occupational mobility, and the way in which methods designed for the analysis of developing countries may need to be modified when applied in other contexts. The paper also provides analyses […]