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U.K. pensioners overtake working family incomes for first time

Adam Corlett


Pensioners '£20 a week better off' on average than workers

Adam Corlett


Social and cultural activities 'help people feel good as they age'

Marcus Green, José Iparraguirre, Susan Davidson, Phil Rossall, Asghar Zaidi


The secret to happiness in later life is simple to discover, but hard to achieve

Marcus Green, José Iparraguirre, Susan Davidson, Phil Rossall, Asghar Zaidi


Being ‘creative’ and ‘open’ boosts wellbeing in later life

Marcus Green, José Iparraguirre, Susan Davidson, Phil Rossall, Asghar Zaidi


Social and cultural activities ‘help people feel good as they age’

Marcus Green, José Iparraguirre, Susan Davidson, Phil Rossall, Asghar Zaidi


Singing and home ownership ‘boost wellbeing in later life’

Marcus Green, José Iparraguirre, Susan Davidson, Phil Rossall, Asghar Zaidi


Study dispels myth of links between poverty and weight: unemployed more likely than those in work to be very thin, says report

Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari


Less money or better health? Evaluating individual’s willingness to make trade-offs using life satisfaction data

Peter Howley

PsychologyEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


Social mobility and the wellbeing of individuals

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionWell BeingSocial CapitalSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Producing modelled estimates of the size of the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) population of England - technical report 1: review of LGB measures

Sanne van Kampen, Mauro Fornasiero, William Lee, Kerryn Husk

Social GroupsSocial SciencesStatistical AnalysisDemographyPublic PolicyHealthSurveysSociology


The mental health of British adults with intellectual impairments living in general households

Chris Hatton, Eric Emerson, Janet Robertson, Susannah Baines

DisabilityWell BeingHealth


Genome-wide association analysis identifies novel blood pressure loci and offers biological insights into cardiovascular risk

Helen R. Warren, Evangelos Evangelou, Claudia P. Cabrera, He Gao, Meixia Ren

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Quantifying the health and well-being effects of green lifestyle choices in a built environment context

Jan-Otto Jandl, Franz Fuerst

Environmental SociologyPsychologyHouseholdsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


Youth social citizenship and class inequalities in transitions to adulthood in the UK

Ann Berrington, Adriana Duta, Paul Wakeling

Young PeopleLabour MarketPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHigher Education


The role of the internet in shaping young adults’ attitude, travel choices, and sustainable lifestyles: a longitudinal perspective

Guoqiang Wu, Jinhyun Hong, Piyushimita Vonu Thakuriah

Environmental SociologyInformation And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyYoung PeopleSocial AttitudesTravelSocial Behaviour


Health Committee. Children and young people's mental health - role of education inquiry. Written evidence from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex (CMH0111)

Cara L. Booker, Gundi Knies

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Producing modelled estimates of the size of the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) population of England: final report

Sanne van Kampen, Mauro Fornasiero, William Lee, Kerryn Husk

Social GroupsSocial SciencesStatistical AnalysisDemographyPublic PolicyHealthSurveysSociology


Sexual orientation in Scotland 2017: a summary of the evidence base

Area EffectsPsychologyDemographySurveysSocial PolicySocial Behaviour


Health and well-being of older women living alone in British households: selected findings from the British Household Panel Survey

Hafiz T.A. Khan, Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Nicky Lambert

Older PeopleHouseholdsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Oldest members of society struggling to access basic services

Wesley Key, Martin Culliney