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Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketWell BeingHealthCaregivingBiology


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

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Gender divisions of paid and unpaid work in contemporary UK couples

Anne McMunn, Lauren Bird, Elizabeth Webb, Amanda Sacker

PsychologyTime UseEducationLabour MarketSocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Informal caregiving patterns and trajectories of psychological distress in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DisabilityOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving


Co-resident care-giving and problematic sleep among older people: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Emma Maun, Karen Glaser, Laurie Corna

Older PeopleHouseholdsWell BeingHealthCaregiving


The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


The association between informal caregiving and exit from employment among older workers: prospective findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Ewan Carr, Emily T. Murray, Paola Zaninotto, Dorina Cadar, Jenny Head

DisabilityOlder PeopleLabour MarketCaregiving


Ethnicity and grandparental child care in the United Kingdom

Valeria Bordone, Maria Evandrou, Athina Vlachantoni

Older PeopleYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEthnic GroupsCaregiving


Forecasting the care needs of the older population in England over the next 20 years: estimates from the Population Ageing and Care Simulation (PACSim) modelling study

Andrew Kingston, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Carol Jagger

Older PeopleDemographyWell BeingHealthMicrosimulationCaregiving


Very elderly people needing 24 hour care will double by 2035, study suggests - research news -

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Older PeopleDemographyResearchWell BeingHealthCaregiving


Effects of restrictions to Income Support on health of lone mothers in the UK: a natural experiment study

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig

Lone ParentsLabour MarketPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


Informal caregiving and markers of adiposity in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DemographyLabour MarketHealthCaregivingBiology


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Seeking assistance in later life: how do older people evaluate their need for assistance?

Krysia Canvin, Catherine A. MacLeod, Gill Windle, Amanda Sacker

Older PeopleArea EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyCaregiving


Low paid employment in Britain: estimating state-dependence and stepping stone effects

Lixin Cai, Kostas Mavromaras, Peter Sloane

Labour MarketWelfare BenefitsWages And Earnings


Informal caregiving and metabolic markers in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth A. Webb

HealthCaregivingBiology


Motherhood, employment, and the dynamics of women’s gender attitudes

Muzhi Zhou

PsychologyLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


In or out? Poverty dynamics among older individuals in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

Older PeopleHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome Dynamics


Ethnic elders and pension protection in the United Kingdom

Athina Vlachantoni, Zhixin Feng, Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham

Older PeoplePensionsPovertyWelfare BenefitsEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Hungry? Food insecurity, social stigma and embarrassment in the UK

Kingsley Purdam, Elisabeth A. Garratt, Aneez Esmail

PovertyWelfare BenefitsHealthSociologySocial Psychology


Privatizing participation? The impact of private welfare provision on democratic accountability

Jane Gingrich, Sara Watson

PoliticsDisabilityPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsSocieties


The impact on health of employment and welfare transitions for those receiving out-of-work disability benefits in the UK

Esther Curnock, Alastair H. Leyland, Frank Popham

DisabilityLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


Partnership patterns and homeownership: a cross-country comparison of Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

Michael J. Thomas, Clara H. Mulder

Social StructureSocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Unpaid caregiving and paid work over life-courses: different pathways, diverging outcomes

Fiona Carmichael, Marco G. Ercolani

Labour MarketWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving


Creaming and parking in quasi-marketised welfare-to-work schemes: designed out of or designed in to the UK Work Programme?

Eleanor Carter, Adam Whitworth

Labour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWelfare Benefits