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Working parents, financial insecurity, and child-care: mental health in the time of COVID-19

Massimiliano Tani, Zhiming Cheng, Silvia Mendolia, Alfredo R. Paloyo, David Savage

PsychologyTime UseEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Older and home alone in lockdown: how has support from family, friends and neighbours changed?

Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Min Qin, Athina Vlachantoni

Older PeopleSocial NetworksHouseholdsPublic PolicyHealthCaregivingCovid 19


The effects of coronavirus on household finances and financial distress

Pascale Bourquin, Isaac Delestre, Robert Joyce, Imran Rasul, Tom Waters

Information And Communication TechnologiesHouseholdsEconomicsPublic PolicyWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsHealthFinanceCovid 19


Schoolwork in lockdown: new evidence on the epidemic of educational poverty

Francis Green

Social GroupsArea EffectsTime UseGeographyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPovertyPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: the economic effects

Thomas Crossley, Paul Fisher, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Universal credit and its impact on household incomes: the long and the short of it

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

HouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course Analysis


Universal family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula, Jani Erola, Patrick Präg, Thomas Laidley, Dalton Conley

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


The dynamics and determinants of bullying victimisation

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

Young PeopleEducationHouseholdsEconomicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Psychology


UK second generation young adults’ expectations for living together, marriage and parenthood

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Non-resident parents: why are they hard to capture in surveys and what can we do about it?

Caroline Bryson, Stephen McKay

HouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSurvey Methodology


Understanding attitudes to the European Union: an intra-household perspective

Alina Carabat, Kirby Swales, John Curtice

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourHouseholdsInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Income, welfare, housing and the transition to higher order births in the UK

Juliet Stone, Ann Berrington

HouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSocial StratificationSocial PolicyHousing Market


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

Sarah Brown, Pulak Ghosh, Bhuvanesh Pareek, Karl Taylor

PovertySavings And AssetsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinance


Country level analyses of mechanisms and interrelationships between labour market insecurity and autonomy

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Young PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentEconomicsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Does education improve financial outcomes? Quasi-experimental evidence from Britain

Daniel Gray, Alberto Montagnoli, Mirko Moro

EducationSavings And AssetsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinance


Understanding third and fourth births in Britain: what role do increased immigration and multiple partnerships play?

Ann Berrington, Juliet Stone

MigrationHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityEthnic Groups


Saving behaviour and biomarkers: a high-dimensional Bayesian analysis of British panel data

Sarah Brown, Pulak Ghosh, Daniel Gray, Bhuvanesh Pareek, Jennifer Roberts

Savings And AssetsDebt: IndebtednessHealthSurveysFinanceBiology


Personality traits and energy efficiency in the UK residential market

Ante Busic-Sontic, Natalia V. Czap, Franz Fuerst

Environmental SociologyPsychologyHouseholdsHousing MarketSociology Of Households


Household location and income: a spatial analysis for British cities

David Cuberes, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentPovertyIncome Dynamics


Intra-household commuting choices and local labour markets

Jennifer Roberts, Karl Taylor

Area EffectsLabour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentCommuting


My house or our home? Entry into sole homeownership in British couples

Philipp Lersch, Sergi Vidal

Law And LegislationHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsHousing Market


Economic precariousness and living in the parental home in the UK

Ann Berrington, Peter Tammes, Steven Roberts

Young PeopleHouseholdsEconomicsHousing Market


Did the Minimum Wage change consumption, saving and debt behaviour? Report to the Low Pay Commission

Andrew Aitken, Peter Dolton, Jonathan Wadsworth

PovertySavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: Indebtedness


Determinants of the green electricity tariff uptake in the UK

Ronnie MacPherson, Ian Lange

Environmental SociologyHouseholds