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A method for decomposing the impact of reforms on the long-run income distribution, with an application to universal credit

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

EconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Gray divorce and mental health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Thijs van den Broek

Older PeoplePsychologyFamily Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on inequality of opportunity in psychological distress in the UK

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationCovid 19


Persisting disadvantages: a study of labour market dynamics of ethnic unemployment and earnings in the UK (2009–2015)

Yaojun Li, Anthony Heath

Labour MarketUnemploymentWages And EarningsEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Ethnic differences in functional limitations by age across the adult life course

Emily D. Williams, Anna Cox, Rachel Cooper

Ethnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Later retirement, job strain, and health: evidence from the new State Pension age in the United Kingdom

Ludovico Carrino, Karen Glaser, Mauricio Avendano

Older PeoplePensionsPsychologyLabour MarketEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Speed of aging during life span measured by new tool

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


New tool may offer a novel approach to prevent multiple chronic diseases

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Epidemiologists develop new tool for measuring the pace of aging across the life course

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Quantification of the pace of biological aging in humans through a blood test, the DunedinPoAm DNA methylation algorithm

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Health and socio-economic inequalities by sexual orientation among older women in the United Kingdom: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Laia Bécares

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


The effect of health on social capital; a longitudinal observation study of the UK

Paul Downward, Simona Rasciute, Harish Kumar

Social GroupsSocial NetworksWell BeingSocial CapitalHealthLife Course Analysis


Biomarkers, disability and health care demand

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

DisabilityEconomicsIncome DynamicsHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


Big Data to support sustainable urban energy planning: the EvoEnergy project

Moulay Larbi Chalal, Benachir Medjdoub, Nacer Bezai, Raid Shrahily

Environmental SociologyStatistical AnalysisGeographyScience And TechnologyTown PlanningDemographyHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial Stratification


Population priorities for successful aging: a randomized vignette experiment

Elise Whitley, Michaela Benzeval, Frank Popham

Older PeopleDemographySurvey MethodologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Biomarkers as precursors of disability

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

DisabilityHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


Boomerang kids and parents’ well-being: adaptation, stressors, and social norms

Marco Tosi

Older PeopleEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Work–family lifecourses and later-life health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Emily Grundy

Older PeopleSocial NetworksLabour MarketWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Systematic underestimation of the epigenetic clock and age acceleration in older subjects

Louis Y. El Khoury, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao

Older PeopleLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Contribution of the rise in cohabiting parenthood to family instability: cohort change in Italy, Great Britain, and Scandinavia

Elizabeth Thomson, Maria Winkler-Dworak, Éva Beaujouan

DemographySocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


Gender and work in Scotland: findings from Understanding Society

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Time UseTime UseLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentChildbearing: FertilityChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingCaregiving


Birth cohorts in Understanding Society: a description

Alina Pelikh

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Enhancing data around early life in Understanding Society: scientific opportunities and considerations

Michaela Benzeval

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiology


Event-triggered data collection

Annette Jäckle, Jonathan Burton, Mick P. Couper

Survey MethodologyLife Course Analysis