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Is there a link between air pollution and impaired memory? Evidence on 34,000 English citizens

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Andrew J. Oswald

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyEconomicsHealth


The Big-Five personality factors, mental health, and social-demographic indicators as independent predictors of gratification delay

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


Local unemployment changes the springboard effect of low pay: evidence from England

Alexander Plum, Gundi Knies

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsGeographyLabour MarketUnemploymentWages And Earnings


An integrated approach to bias in a longitudinal survey in the United Kingdom: assessing construct, method, and item bias in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)

Isabel Benítez, Byron G. Adams, Jia He

PsychologyDemographyMigrationSurvey MethodologyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSurveys


Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth: infographics

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh

DemographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


What influences mothers’ decisions about returning to work after having a baby? Understanding the role of childcare in returning to employment – an Understanding Society and Coram Family and Childcare briefing

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Area EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityHousehold EconomicsLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh

DemographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


Mental health and ethnic density among adolescents in England: a cross-sectional study

Jeun Jun, Stephen Jivraj, Keishia Taylor

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyYoung PeoplePovertyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


The transferability of lipid loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, Kuang Lin

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Does immigrant generation matter? Re-examining the ethnic density effects on mental health of ethnic minorities in Britain

Yudong Yan, Shuyi Wang, Wanying Zhou, Senhu Wang, Shun Gong

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealth


Briefing: how many people need a social rented home?

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Area EffectsGeographyHouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


The association between self-rated health and underlying biomarker levels is modified by age, gender, and household income: evidence from Understanding Society – the UK Household Longitudinal Study

M. Pia Chaparro, Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Social GroupsDemographyIncome DynamicsHealthBiology


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Contributions of path-dependency and social capital drivers to housing tenure transitions in Britain

Oluwadamilola Aguda

Area EffectsYoung PeopleHouseholdsSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


What are the characteristics of respondents using different devices in mixed-device online surveys? Evidence from six UK surveys

Olga Maslovskaya, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith, Tim Hanson, Ana Villar

Information And Communication TechnologiesStatistical AnalysisDemographySurvey MethodologySurveys


Access to transport and life opportunities

Kiron Chatterjee, Ben Clark, Anysia Nguyen, Robert Wishart, Kathryn Gallop

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionDemographyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingTransportTravel


Spatial influences on domains of life satisfaction in the UK

Chris Hand

Area EffectsPsychologyUrban SociologyGeographyRural SociologyWell BeingHealth


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Who is tech savvy? Exploring the adoption of smartphones and tablets: an empirical investigation

Emmanuel Apergis

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksMediaMarketingDemographyYoung PeopleOrganizations And FirmsSocial Psychology


Measuring poverty 2019 - results tables: 2019 release

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


The role of the physical environment in adolescent mental health

Marie A.E. Mueller, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


Measuring poverty 2019: a report of the Social Metrics Commission

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DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labor markets

Nikita Jacob, Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsTime UseUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingTransportCommuting