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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


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


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


Economic insecurity and the rise of the right

Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D’Ambrosio, Anthony Lepinteur

PoliticsPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsIncome DynamicsSocial Attitudes


Does repeated measurement improve income data quality?

Paul Fisher

EconomicsSurvey MethodologyIncome Dynamics


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


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


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


Household income volatility in the UK, 2009-2017

Silvia Avram, Mike Brewer, Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli

HouseholdsEconomicsIncome Dynamics


Understanding Society and its income data

Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli, Nick Buck, Silvia Avram

HouseholdsResearchIncome DynamicsSurveys


The role of the physical environment in adolescent mental health

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

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility

Michael Donnelly, Predrag Lažetić, Andres Sandoval-Hernandez, Kalyan Kumar, Sam Whewall

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentPovertyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsSportArtsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


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


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Immigrants’ relative income and life satisfaction: comparison groups from a multi-generational perspective

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


Living lagom – challenging perceptions of wealth: a report by Cebr with Barclays

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HouseholdsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWell BeingFinance