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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


National measurement of loneliness: 2018

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Well BeingSocietiesSocial Policy


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


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


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


Personal well-being frequently asked questions

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Well BeingSocieties


The arts as a catalyst for human prosociality and cooperation

Julie Van de Vyver, Dominic Abrams

PsychologySocietiesSocial CapitalSportArtsSocial Behaviour


Stop DSS discrimination: ending prejudice against renters on housing benefit

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PovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Inflation report

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EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessFinanceHousing Market


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


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

Ann Berrington

MigrationYoung PeopleFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Housing and the living environment

Glen Bramley

Social ExclusionDemographyEconomicsPovertyLiving StandardsHousing Market


Short- and long-term effects of divorce and separation on housing tenure in England and Wales

Júlia Mikolai, Hill Kulu

HouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Continuity and change in voluntary action: patterns, trends and understandings

Rose Lindsey, John Mohan, Elizabeth Metcalfe, Sarah Bulloch

Public PolicySocietiesSocial CapitalSocial Behaviour


Ethnic nationalism or relaxed assimilation?: the response of dominant ethnic groups to immigration in the Anglo-Saxon world

Eric Kaufmann

DemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial AttitudesSociologyRace Relations


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


Can we improve the survey representation of non-resident parents, and collect robust data on reasons for separation?

Caroline Bryson, Stephen McKay

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSurvey MethodologySurveys


Generational interdependencies: the social implications for welfare

Older PeoplePensionsDemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsWelfare BenefitsSavings And AssetsHealthLife Course AnalysisFinanceHousing Market