Young people who tried to move from education to employment during the height of the financial crisis (2007-2009) will feel the negative consequences (or “scarring”) on income, job opportunities and well-being for the rest of their lives, according to the latest research..
Unaffordable housing in the UK affects the mental health of homeowners more than renters, says social scientists that have used two household datasets from the UK and Australia to explore the relationships between different forms of housing and people’s wellbeing.
What parents do, as well as what they say matters a great deal when it comes to children forming opinions about gender roles later on in life, says new research which uses data from Understanding Society and its predecessor the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS).
When comparing second generation British ethnic minorities to the first generation, social scientists say that the second generation have “enjoyed some small, but significant degrees of social progress.”
Previous research has shown that people self-reported their wellbeing as being stable during the Great Recession (2008-09), but new insights have suggested that wellbeing actually dropped from 44% in 2005 to 23% during this economic crisis.