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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


Socio-economic gaps in university enrollment: the role of perceived pecuniary and non-pecuniary returns

Teodora Boneva, Christopher Rauh

PsychologyEducationEconomicsSocial StratificationHigher Education


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

Juliet Stone, Ann Berrington

HouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSocial StratificationSocial PolicyHousing Market


Who moves up the social ladder in the UK?

Glenna F. Nightingale, David McCollum, Annemarie Ernsten

DemographySocial ChangeSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Data quality in the Understanding Society youth self-completion questionnaire

Aigul Mavletova, Peter Lynn

Young PeopleSurvey MethodologySocial Stratification


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

Sarah Brown, Pulak Ghosh, Bhuvanesh Pareek, Karl Taylor

PovertySavings And AssetsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinance


A longitudinal analysis of family forms, ethnicity and life chances

Polly Mckinlay

Child DevelopmentFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Smoking history and genome wide DNA methylation in Understanding Society (wave 3)

Alex Andrayas

Drug/Alcohol AbuseScience And TechnologyHealthSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Epigenetic profiles, ageing and social position

Amanda Hughes

Older PeopleScience And TechnologyHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Mortgage equity withdrawal, risk preferences and financial capability

Vivien Burrows

HouseholdsSavings And AssetsDebt: IndebtednessFinanceHousing Market


Who benefits from flexible working? Gender and socioeconomic inequalities in 'flexible' work

Nicola Spencer Godfrey

Social ChangeLabour MarketHouseholdsSocial Stratification


Family dynamics and young adults’ homeownership transitions in Britain, Germany and Australia

Sait Bayrakdar

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHousing Market


Saving behaviour, expectations and financial hardship

Karl Taylor

PensionsSavings And AssetsFinance


Do grandparents matter? Three-generational social mobility in Britain

Min Zhang

EducationSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


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


Social patterning in biomarkers of health, an analysis of health inequalities using Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study -PhD thesis-

Caroline Carney

EconomicsPovertyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial StratificationBiology


Socio-economic inequalities in C-reactive protein and fibrinogen across the adult age span: findings from Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari

Science And TechnologyHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Is London really the engine-room? Migration, opportunity hoarding and regional social mobility in the UK

Sam Friedman, Lindsey Macmillan

Area EffectsGeographyMigrationLabour MarketSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Social stratification of education by ethnic minority groups over generations in the UK

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Yaojun Li

DemographyMigrationEducationEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


Local food availability, diet and obesity : development and empirical testing of a complex theory -PhD thesis-

Tarra Lynn Penney

Area EffectsGeographyHealthSocial Stratification


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


Explaining conflicting results in research on the heterogeneous effects of parental separation on children’s educational attainment according to social background

Fabrizio Bernardi, Diederik Boertien

Young PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial Stratification


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

Daniel Gray, Alberto Montagnoli, Mirko Moro

EducationSavings And AssetsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinance