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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


Is there a fatherhood wage premium? A reassessment in societies with strong male-breadwinner legacies

Gabriele Mari

Labour MarketEconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsSociology Of Households


Sexual identity and wellbeing: a distributional analysis

Samuel Mann, David Blackaby, Nigel O’Leary

PsychologyEconomicsWell Being


Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketWell BeingHealthCaregivingBiology


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


Gender divisions of paid and unpaid work in contemporary UK couples

Anne McMunn, Lauren Bird, Elizabeth Webb, Amanda Sacker

PsychologyTime UseEducationLabour MarketSocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Household income volatility in the UK, 2009-2017

Silvia Avram, Mike Brewer, Paul Fisher, Laura Fumagalli

HouseholdsEconomicsIncome Dynamics


The relationship between personality and job satisfaction across occupations

Maria Törnroos, Markus Jokela, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


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

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


How can the scale and nature of labour market non-compliance in the UK best be assessed? Final report of a scoping study for the Director of Labour Market Enforcement

Ella Cockbain, Sam Scott, Krisztián Pósch, Ben Bradford

Law And LegislationLabour MarketPublic PolicyGovernment


Contemporary ethnic minority entrepreneurship in the UK

Elizabeth Daniel, Andrew Henley, Muhammad Naveed Anwar

Management: BusinessLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEthnic Groups


A shorter working week for everyone: how much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being?

Daiga Kamerāde, Senhu Wang, Brendan Burchell, Sarah Ursula Balderson, Adam Coutts

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketWell BeingHealth


Ethnicity, gender and household effects on becoming NEET: an intersectional analysis

Carolina V. Zuccotti, Jacqueline O’Reilly

DemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEthnic Groups


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


A new family equilibrium? Changing dynamics between the gender division of labor and fertility in Great Britain, 1991–2017

Muzhi Zhou,  Man Yee Kan

DemographySocial ChangeLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilitySociology Of Households


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


Long work hours, weekend working and depressive symptoms in men and women: findings from a UK population-based study

Gillian Weston, Afshin Zilanawala, Elizabeth Webb, Livia A. Carvalho, Anne McMunn

PsychologyLabour MarketWell BeingHealth


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


Stepping-stone or dead end: to what extent does part-time employment enable progression out of low pay for male and female employees in the UK?

Madeline Nightingale

Labour MarketWages And EarningsSocial Policy