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 25 items

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


Flexible working and unpaid overtime in the UK: the role of gender, parental and occupational status

Heejung Chung, Mariska van der Horst

Time UseSociology Of LabourLabour EconomicsHouseholdsLiving StandardsWell Being


Ethnic disparities in neighbourhood selection: understanding the role of income

Rory Coulter, William A.V. Clark

Area EffectsGeographyIncome DynamicsHousehold EconomicsEthnic GroupsSocial Stratification


Socioeconomic position and DNA methylation age acceleration across the lifecourse

Amanda Hughes, Melissa Smart, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Eilis Hannon, Jonathan Mill, Yanchun Bao, Joe Burrage, Leo Schalkwyk, Meena Kumari

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Social practice, plural lifestyles and health inequalities in the United Kingdom

Jens Kandt

HealthSociologySocial StratificationSocial Behaviour


Distributional analysis of the role of breadth and persistence of multiple deprivation in the health gradient measured by biomarkers

Kompal Sinha, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Anurag Sharma

PovertyHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Family formation, parental background and young adults’ first entry into homeownership in Britain and Germany

Sait Bayrakdar, Rory Coulter, Philipp Lersch, Sergi Vidal

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHousing Market


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

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsSavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


Intergenerational social mobility and allostatic load in Great Britain

Patrick Präg, Lindsay Richards

Well BeingHealthSocial StratificationSocial MobilityBiology


The cultural origin of saving behavior

Joan Costa-Font, Paola Giuliano, Berkay Ozcan

MigrationEconomicsSavings And AssetsEthnic GroupsSocial Behaviour


IQ and political attitudes across British regions and local authorities

Noah Carl

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographySocial AttitudesSocial Stratification


Social-demographic indicators, cognitive ability, personality traits, and region as independent predictors of income: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsFinanceSocial Stratification


The effects of psychological distress and its interaction with socioeconomic position on risk of developing four chronic diseases

Kyle J. J. McLachlan, Catharine R. Gale

PsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


Young people in the labour market: past, present, future

Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

Sociology Of LabourSocial ChangeYoung PeopleLabour MarketEconomics


Patterns of response by sociodemographic characteristics and recruitment methods for women in UK population surveys and cohort studies

Sarah J. Howcutt, Anna L. Barnett, Sofia Barbosa-Boucas, Lesley A. Smith

DemographySurvey MethodologyResearchSurveysSocial Stratification


Social patterning in grip strength and in its association with age; a cross sectional analysis using the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Caroline Carney, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


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


Integration journey: the social mobility trajectory of ethnic minority groups in Britain

Yaojun Li

MigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Generational interdependencies: the social implications for welfare

Older PeoplePensionsDemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsWelfare BenefitsSavings And AssetsHealthLife Course AnalysisFinanceHousing Market


Against the odds? – A study of educational attainment and labour market position of the second-generation ethnic minority members in the UK

Yaojun Li

MigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


Occupational and educational inequalities in exit from employment at older ages: evidence from seven prospective cohorts

Ewan Carr, Maria Fleischmann, Marcel Goldberg, Diana Kuh, Emily T. Murray, Mai Stafford, Stephen Stansfeld, Jussi Vahtera, Baowen Xue, Paola Zaninotto

Older PeopleLabour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Stratification


Is support for Brexit explained by personal and area-level economic struggle? A longitudinal analysis using 8 waves of Understanding Society

S. Doebler

PoliticsArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertySocial Stratification


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


Dynastic inequality compared: multigenerational mobility in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany

Guido Neidhöfer, Maximilian Stockhausen

Human CapitalEducationSocial StratificationSocial Mobility