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Prevalence and predictors of general psychiatric disorders and loneliness during COVID-19 in the United Kingdom

Lambert Zixin Li, Senhu Wang

PsychologyPsychiatryWell BeingHealthCovid 19


Housing wealth and residential energy consumption

Helen X.H. Bao, Steven Haotong Li

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsPovertySavings And AssetsHousing Market


Regional inequalities in adiposity in England: distributional analysis of the contribution of individual-level characteristics and the small area obesogenic environment

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

Area EffectsGeographyHealthSocial StratificationBiology


Does arts and cultural engagement vary geographically? Evidence from the UK household longitudinal study

H.W. Mak, R. Coulter, D. Fancourt

Area EffectsGeographyPovertyWell BeingHealthArtsSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


A method for decomposing the impact of reforms on the long-run income distribution, with an application to universal credit

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

EconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Gray divorce and mental health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Thijs van den Broek

Older PeoplePsychologyFamily Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


A latent class approach to inequity in health using biomarker data

Vincenzo Carrieri, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


How has the Covid-19 crisis impacted parents’ relationships with their children?

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Sandra Walzenbach

Public PolicyWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsCovid 19


Weird but true: lockdown has made many families happier

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Sandra Walzenbach

Public PolicyWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsCovid 19


Intersecting household level health and socio-economic vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 crisis: an analysis from the UK

Júlia Mikolai, Katherine Keenan, Hill Kulu

Information And Communication TechnologiesArea EffectsGeographyDemographyHouseholdsEconomicsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Almost a QUARTER of Britons drunk at least four times a week during lockdown

Michael Daly, Eric Robinson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourCovid 19


Problem drinking before and during the COVID-19 crisis in US and UK adults: evidence from two population-based longitudinal studies

Michael Daly, Eric Robinson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourCovid 19


Inequalities in home learning and schools’ provision of distance teaching during school closure of COVID-19 lockdown in the UK

Sait Bayrakdar, Ayse Guveli

Social GroupsTime UseLone ParentsYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPovertyPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Half of children entitled to free school meals do not have access to the scheme during the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK

Jennie C. Parnham, Anthony A. Laverty, Azeem Majeed, Eszter P. Vamos

Young PeopleEducationPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHealthCovid 19


Did the UK policy response to Covid-19 protect household incomes?

Mike Brewer, Iva Valentinova Tasseva

Labour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealthMicrosimulationTaxationCovid 19


Understanding the role of policy on inequalities in the intergenerational correlation in health and wages: evidence from the UK from 1991-2017

Heather Brown

PoliticsLone ParentsHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyGovernmentWages And EarningsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: health and caring

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Understanding families' lives across the lifecourse: the value of panel studies. Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study

Michaela Benzeval

Life Course AnalysisSurveysSociology Of Households


Handbook on demographic change and the lifecourse

DemographyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial PolicySociology Of Households


Teacher labour market in England: annual report 2020

Jack Worth

EducationLabour MarketPublic Policy


Methodology appendix - teacher labour market in England: annual report 2020

Jack Worth

EducationLabour MarketPublic PolicySurveys


Sociodemographic disparities in non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and the transition to type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

G. Chatzi, T. Mason, T. Chandola, W. Whittaker, E. Howarth, S. Cotterill, R. Ravindrarajah, E. McManus, M. Sutton, P. Bower

DisabilitySocial GroupsOlder PeopleArea EffectsDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Current research on impact of COVID-19 on equalities

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PoliticsSocial GroupsResearchEthnic GroupsHealthCovid 19


Coronavirus: mental health of women and young hit hardest by pandemic

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


COVID-19 pandemic hits mental health, especially of the young and of women, and widens inequalities

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19