Latest research

Discover which publications have used Understanding Society data by using this search facility. The research can be filtered by subject, publication type, author and year of publication.

Please let us know about your research

Reset
Search found 65 items

The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


House of the rising son (or daughter): the impact of parental wealth on their children’s homeownership

John Wood, Stephen Clarke

HouseholdsSavings And AssetsFinanceHousing Market


Expectations for family transitions in young adulthood among the UK second generation

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


UK second generation young adults’ expectations for living together, marriage and parenthood

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Housing supply requirements across Great Britain: for low-income households and homeless people

Glen Bramley

PovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


Family formation, parental background and young adults’ first entry into homeownership in Britain and Germany

Sait Bayrakdar, Rory Coulter, Philipp Lersch, Sergi Vidal

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHousing Market


Do marriage and cohabitation provide benefits to health in mid-life? The role of childhood selection mechanisms and partnership characteristics across countries

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Stefanie Hoherz, Fenaba Addo, Trude Lappegard, Ann Evans

Family Formation And DissolutionHealthLife Course Analysis


Non-resident parents: why are they hard to capture in surveys and what can we do about it?

Caroline Bryson, Stephen McKay

HouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSurvey Methodology


UK political parties’ youth factions: a glance at the future of political parties

Emily Rainsford

PoliticsDemographyYoung PeopleSocial Attitudes


Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study – Written evidence (IFP0021) [House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision]

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsSavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


Intergenerational and interethnic mental health: an analysis for the United Kingdom

Richard Dorsett, Cinzia Rienzo, Martin Weale

Area EffectsPsychologyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Co-ethnic marriage versus intermarriage among immigrants and their descendants: a comparison across seven European countries using event-history analysis

Tina Hannemann, Hill Kulu, Leen Rahnu, Allan Puur, Mihaela Hărăguş

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Cutting through the app: how can mobile health apps meet their true potential?

George Holley-Moore, Dean Hochlaf

Drug/Alcohol AbuseInformation And Communication TechnologiesDemographyHealth


A new measure of poverty for the UK: the final report of the Social Metrics Commission

- -

DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


A new measure of poverty for the UK: a summary of the report by the Social Metrics Commission

- -

DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


Forecasting the care needs of the older population in England over the next 20 years: estimates from the Population Ageing and Care Simulation (PACSim) modelling study

Andrew Kingston, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Carol Jagger

Older PeopleDemographyWell BeingHealthMicrosimulationCaregiving


Very elderly people needing 24 hour care will double by 2035, study suggests - research news -

- -

Older PeopleDemographyResearchWell BeingHealthCaregiving


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Stop DSS discrimination: ending prejudice against renters on housing benefit

- -

PovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Living longer - how our population is changing and why it matters

Angele Storey

Older PeopleDemographyPublic Policy


Inflation report

- -

EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinanceHousing Market


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Place and preference effects on the association between mental health and internal migration within Great Britain

Sam Wilding, David Martin, Graham Moon

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyMigrationWell BeingHealth


Informal caregiving and markers of adiposity in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DemographyLabour MarketHealthCaregivingBiology


Social-demographic indicators, cognitive ability, personality traits, and region as independent predictors of income: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsFinanceSocial Stratification