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What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn?

Brian Bell, Mihai Codreanu, Stephen Machin

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsHealthCovid 19


First findings on the impact of COVID-19 on self-employment in the UK - evidence from the Understanding Society household survey

Darja Reuschke, Darja Reuschke, Andrew Henley, Andrew Henley, Elizabeth Daniel, Elizabeth Daniel

Social GroupsSocial GroupsArea EffectsArea EffectsRegional EconomicsRegional EconomicsGeographyGeographyLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentOrganizations And FirmsOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsEconomicsPublic PolicyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsWages And EarningsEthnic GroupsEthnic GroupsHealthHealthCovid 19Covid 19


Who's been losing sleep during lockdown?

Jane Falkingham, Maria Evandrou, Min Qin, Athina Vlachantoni

DemographyEthnic GroupsHealthCovid 19


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

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


Schoolwork in lockdown: new evidence on the epidemic of educational poverty

Francis Green

Social GroupsArea EffectsTime UseGeographyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPovertyPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Universal family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula, Jani Erola, Patrick Präg, Thomas Laidley, Dalton Conley

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


Left out of the left behind: ethnic minority support for Brexit

Nicole Martin, Maria Sobolewska, Neema Begum

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyEconomicsEthnic GroupsSocial Stratification


UK second generation young adults’ expectations for living together, marriage and parenthood

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Tremors but no youthquake: measuring changes in the age and turnout gradients at the 2015 and 2017 British General Elections

Christopher Prosser, Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Jonathan Mellon, Geoffrey Evans

Area EffectsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyYoung People


Does ethnic concentration influence gender role views? A study across ethnic groups in England and Wales

Carolina V. Zuccotti

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsSocial AttitudesSociologySocial Behaviour


Understanding the social and cultural bases of Brexit

Tak Wing Chan, Morag Henderson, Maria Sironi, Juta Kawalerowicz

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographySocietiesSocial Behaviour


Social identity, personality and connectedness: probing the identity and community divides behind Brexit

Siobhan McAndrew, Paula Surridge, Neema Begum

PoliticsSocial GroupsPublic OpinionSocial NetworksPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyEthnic GroupsSocial CapitalSocial AttitudesSocial StratificationSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Was Brexit caused by the unhappy and the old?

Federica Liberini, Andrew J. Oswald, Eugenio Proto, Michela Redoano

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyDemographyFinanceInternational Economic Relations


Who moves up the social ladder in the UK?

Glenna F. Nightingale, David McCollum, Annemarie Ernsten

DemographySocial ChangeSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Labour market entries and exits of women from different origin countries in the UK

Yassine Khoudja, Lucinda Platt

Social GroupsLabour MarketUnemploymentEthnic GroupsSociology


The lives of the others: sexual identity and relationship quality in Australia and the United Kingdom

Francisco Perales, Janeen Baxter

Social GroupsPsychologyFamily Formation And DissolutionSociologySocial Behaviour


Childlessness in the UK

Ann Berrington

DemographyChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


The role of parental education and income in children’s aspirations for higher education: a causal estimation

Tina Rampino

Social GroupsYoung PeopleEducationHousehold EconomicsSocial StratificationHigher Education


Cohabitation trends and patterns in the UK

Ann Berrington, Juliet Stone

DemographySocial ChangeYoung PeopleFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: Fertility


What can life satisfaction data tell us about discrimination against sexual minorities? A structural equation model for Australia and the United Kingdom

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Mark Wooden

Social GroupsWell BeingSocial Capital


The changing demography of lone parenthood in the UK

Ann Berrington

Lone ParentsDemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHealth