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Family fortunes: the persisting grandparents' effects in contemporary British society

Min Zhang, Yaojun Li

Young PeopleEducationLabour MarketLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Teacher workforce dynamics in England: nurturing, supporting and valuing teachers

Jack Worth, Sarah Lynch, Jude Hillary, Connie Rennie, Joana Andrade

EducationLabour MarketPublic PolicyWell Being


Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

James J. Lee, Robbee Wedow, Aysu Okbay, Edward Kong, Omeed Maghzian

EducationBiologyGenetics


Do private school girls marry rich?

Francis Green, Golo Henseke, Samantha Parsons, Alice Sullivan, Richard Wiggins

Social GroupsEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Integration journey: the social mobility trajectory of ethnic minority groups in Britain

Yaojun Li

MigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


An examination of ethnic hierarchies and returns to human capital in the UK

Wouter Zwysen, Neli Demireva

Human CapitalTraining: Labour MarketMigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic Groups


Against the odds? – A study of educational attainment and labour market position of the second-generation ethnic minority members in the UK

Yaojun Li

MigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


How do teachers compare to nurses and police officers?

Jude Hillary, Joana Andrade, Jack Worth

EducationLabour MarketWages And EarningsWell Being


The long term evolution of inequality of opportunity

Maurizio Bussolo, Daniele Checchi, Vito Peragine

Social NetworksSocial StructureEducationLabour MarketEconomicsIncome DynamicsLife Course Analysis


Rising educational participation and the trend to later childbearing

Karel Neels, Michael Murphy, Máire Ní Bhrolcháin, Éva Beaujouan

DemographySocial ChangeEducationChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Is the grass greener beyond teaching?

Susan Bamford, Jack Worth

EducationLabour MarketPublic PolicyWell Being


Gene-environment interactions between education and body mass: evidence from the UK and Finland

Vikesh Amin, Petri Böckerman, Jutta Viinikainen, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

EducationHealthBiologyGenetics


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix FitzRoy, Michael Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


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

Teodora Boneva, Christopher Rauh

PsychologyEducationEconomicsSocial StratificationHigher Education


The effect of demographic and lifestyle factors on mode of travel in school-aged children in the UK: a cross-sectional study from Understanding Society

Sahar Fadl, Omer Kheir

Young PeopleEducationHealthSportTravel


Where do cultural omnivores come from? The implications of educational mobility for cultural consumption

Tak Wing Chan, Heather Turner

EducationArtsSocial Mobility


The wellbeing of secondary school pupils with special educational needs: research report

Matt Barnes, Eric Harrison

DisabilityYoung PeopleEducationPublic PolicyWell Being


Linked education data

Birgitta Rabe

EducationResearchSurveys


Do grandparents matter? Three-generational social mobility in Britain

Min Zhang

EducationSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Childlessness in the UK

Ann Berrington

DemographyEducationChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


Employment and family transitions: trends before and after the Great Recession

Mark Lyons-Amos, Ingrid Schoon

Young PeopleEducationLabour MarketLife Course Analysis


Young people's development and the Great Recession: uncertain transitions and precarious futures

Young PeopleEducationLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsWell BeingLife Course Analysis


Essays on the economics of education and labour -PhD thesis-

Greta Morando

Social InclusionEducationLabour MarketEconomicsEthnic Groups


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

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Yaojun Li

DemographyMigrationEducationEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


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