Latest research

Discover which publications have used Understanding Society data by using this search facility. The research can be filtered by subject, publication type, author and year of publication.

Please let us know about your research

Reset
Search found 92 items

Does participation in voluntary organizations protect against risky alcohol and tobacco use? Findings from the UK panel data

Maria K. Pavlova, Matthias Lühr, Maike Luhmann

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksSocial CapitalHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


Giving behaviours and social cohesion: how people who 'give' make better communities

Lorna Zischka

PsychologyWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Charitable behaviour and political ideology: evidence for the UK

Sarah Brown, Karl Taylor

PoliticsTime UseElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsSocial CapitalFinanceSocial Behaviour


House of the rising son (or daughter): the impact of parental wealth on their children’s homeownership

John Wood, Stephen Clarke

HouseholdsSavings And AssetsFinanceHousing Market


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study – Written evidence (IFP0021) [House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision]

Charlotte Hamilton

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsSavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


The cultural origin of saving behavior

Joan Costa-Font, Paola Giuliano, Berkay Ozcan

MigrationEconomicsSavings And AssetsEthnic GroupsSocial Behaviour


The arts as a catalyst for human prosociality and cooperation

Julie Van de Vyver, Dominic Abrams

PsychologySocietiesSocial CapitalSportArtsSocial Behaviour


Shared partisanship, household norms and turnout: testing a relational theory of electoral participation

Edward Fieldhouse, David Cutts

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourSocial CapitalSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Continuity and change in voluntary action: patterns, trends and understandings

Rose Lindsey, John Mohan, Elizabeth Metcalfe, Sarah Bulloch

Public PolicySocietiesSocial CapitalSocial Behaviour


Do private school girls marry rich?

Francis Green, Golo Henseke, Samantha Parsons, Alice Sullivan, Richard Wiggins

Social GroupsEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Generational interdependencies: the social implications for welfare

Older PeoplePensionsDemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsWelfare BenefitsSavings And AssetsHealthLife Course AnalysisFinanceHousing Market


Social mobility and the well-being of individuals

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionWell BeingSocial CapitalSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Home affairs: options for reforming property taxation

Adam Corlett, Laura Gardiner

Older PeopleYoung PeopleHouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicySavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


The million dollar be-question: inheritances, gifts, and their implications for generational living standards

Laura Gardiner

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLiving StandardsSavings And AssetsFinance


Understanding how people conceptualise household finances

Thomas Chisholm, Heidi Hasbrouck, Alice Coulter, Annette Jäckle, Jonathan Burton

HouseholdsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinance


Poverty and participation in twenty-first century multicultural Britain

Emanuele Ferragina, Mark Tomlinson, Robert Walker

Social ExclusionPovertyEthnic GroupsSocial Capital


Financial hardship and saving behaviour: Bayesian analysis of British panel data

Sarah Brown, Pulak Ghosh, Bhuvanesh Pareek, Karl Taylor

PovertySavings And AssetsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinance


Mortgage equity withdrawal, risk preferences and financial capability

Vivien Burrows

HouseholdsSavings And AssetsDebt: IndebtednessFinanceHousing Market


Saving behaviour, expectations and financial hardship

Karl Taylor

PensionsSavings And AssetsFinance


The effect of changing financial incentives on repartnering

Hayley Fisher

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsLife Course AnalysisFinance


The generation of wealth: asset accumulation across and within cohorts

Conor D'Arcy, Karen Gardiner

HouseholdsEconomicsSavings And AssetsHousing Market


The financial position of British households: evidence from the 2017 NMG Consulting survey

Philippe Bracke, Hasdeep Sethi, Emma Rockall, Catherine Shaw

EconomicsSavings And AssetsDebt: IndebtednessFinanceHousing Market


Social capital in the UK: May 2017

Katrina Morrison

Social NetworksSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial Behaviour


Social capital in the UK: May 2017

Katrina Morrison

Social NetworksSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial Behaviour