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Consideration of environmental factors in reflections on car purchases: attitudinal, behavioural and sociodemographic predictors among a large UK sample

Samuel Chng, Mathew P. White, Charles Abraham, Stephen Skippon

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesTransportSocial Behaviour


The association between self-rated health and underlying biomarker levels is modified by age, gender, and household income: evidence from Understanding Society – the UK Household Longitudinal Study

M. Pia Chaparro, Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Social GroupsDemographyIncome DynamicsHealthBiology


Sexual identity and wellbeing: a distributional analysis

Samuel Mann, David Blackaby, Nigel O’Leary

PsychologyEconomicsWell Being


Acute health shocks and labour market outcomes: evidence from the post crash era

Andrew M. Jones, Nigel Rice, Francesca Zantomio

Labour MarketEconomicsHealth


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Household income volatility in the UK, 2009-2017

Silvia Avram, Mike Brewer, Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli

HouseholdsEconomicsIncome Dynamics


Understanding Society and its income data

Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli, Nick Buck, Silvia Avram

HouseholdsResearchIncome DynamicsSurveys


Examining the link between flexible working arrangement bundles and employee work effort

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility

Michael Donnelly, Predrag Lažetić, Andres Sandoval-Hernandez, Kalyan Kumar, Sam Whewall

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentPovertyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsSportArtsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Immigrants’ relative income and life satisfaction: comparison groups from a multi-generational perspective

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


Stable traits but unstable measures? Identifying panel effects in self-reflective survey questions

Bert Van Landeghem

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell Being


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


Living lagom – challenging perceptions of wealth: a report by Cebr with Barclays

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HouseholdsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWell BeingFinance


The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labor markets

Nikita Jacob, Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsTime UseUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingTransportCommuting


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Happy days: does volunteering make us happier or is it that happier people volunteer?

Ricky N. Lawton, Iulian Gramatki, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


The benefits of volunteering: a summary of work from 2014 to 2019

Ricky N. Lawton, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


The effects of self and temporary employment on mental health: the role of the gig economy in the UK

Bénédicte Apouey, Mark Stabile

PsychologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingHealth


Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


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


Tackling intergenerational unfairness. Report of session 2017–19. Ordered to be printed 26 March 2019 and published 25 April 2019

Older PeopleYoung PeopleEconomics


I will sleep when I am dead? Sleep and self-employment

Marcus T. Wolfe, Pankaj C. Patel

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


The dynamics of income inequality: the case of China in a comparative perspective

Tak Wing Chan, John Ermisch, Rob Gruijters

HouseholdsEconomicsIncome Dynamics