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Consideration of environmental factors in reflections on car purchases: attitudinal, behavioural and sociodemographic predictors among a large UK sample

Samuel Chng, Mathew P. White, Charles Abraham, Stephen Skippon

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesTransportSocial Behaviour


Sexual identity and wellbeing: a distributional analysis

Samuel Mann, David Blackaby, Nigel O’Leary

PsychologyEconomicsWell Being


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


Acute health shocks and labour market outcomes: evidence from the post crash era

Andrew M. Jones, Nigel Rice, Francesca Zantomio

Labour MarketEconomicsHealth


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


Examining the link between flexible working arrangement bundles and employee work effort

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


Who got the Brexit blues? The effect of Brexit on subjective wellbeing in the UK

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Anke C. Plagnol, Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourWell Being


Stable traits but unstable measures? Identifying panel effects in self-reflective survey questions

Bert Van Landeghem

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell Being


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


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


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Happy days: does volunteering make us happier or is it that happier people volunteer?

Ricky N. Lawton, Iulian Gramatki, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


The benefits of volunteering: a summary of work from 2014 to 2019

Ricky N. Lawton, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


The effects of self and temporary employment on mental health: the role of the gig economy in the UK

Bénédicte Apouey, Mark Stabile

PsychologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingHealth


Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


Tackling intergenerational unfairness. Report of session 2017–19. Ordered to be printed 26 March 2019 and published 25 April 2019

Older PeopleYoung PeopleEconomics


I will sleep when I am dead? Sleep and self-employment

Marcus T. Wolfe, Pankaj C. Patel

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


The dynamics of income inequality: the case of China in a comparative perspective

Tak Wing Chan, John Ermisch, Rob Gruijters

HouseholdsEconomicsIncome Dynamics


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


Biology and being green: the effect of prenatal testosterone exposure on pro-environmental consumption behaviour

Chris Hand

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsEconomicsChildbearing: FertilitySocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourBiology


Intergenerational transmission and support for EU membership in the United Kingdom: the case of Brexit

Stuart Fox, Jennifer May Hampton, Esther Muddiman, Chris Taylor

PoliticsOlder PeoplePublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Baseline health and public healthcare costs five years on: a predictive analysis using biomarker data in a prospective household panel

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

EconomicsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Ethnic minority voters in the UK 2015 general election: a breakthrough for the Conservative party?

Nicole S. Martin

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourEthnic Groups