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

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Does the higher education expansion in the UK reduce the returns to education? A comparison of returning-from-work versus fresh out-of-school graduates

Bin Huang, Lei Xu, Yu Zhu

Labour MarketEconomicsHigher Education


The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Effects of restrictions to Income Support on health of lone mothers in the UK: a natural experiment study

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig

Lone ParentsLabour MarketPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


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


Low paid employment in Britain: estimating state-dependence and stepping stone effects

Lixin Cai, Kostas Mavromaras, Peter Sloane

Labour MarketWelfare BenefitsWages And Earnings


Rising educational participation and the trend to later childbearing

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

DemographySocial ChangeEducationChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


In or out? Poverty dynamics among older individuals in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

Older PeopleHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome Dynamics


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

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Yaojun Li

DemographyMigrationEducationEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


Ethnic elders and pension protection in the United Kingdom

Athina Vlachantoni, Zhixin Feng, Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham

Older PeoplePensionsPovertyWelfare BenefitsEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Diverse pathways in becoming an adult: the role of structure, agency and context

Ingrid Schoon, Mark Lyons-Amos

Young PeopleEducationLabour MarketUnemploymentLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Hungry? Food insecurity, social stigma and embarrassment in the UK

Kingsley Purdam, Elisabeth A. Garratt, Aneez Esmail

PovertyWelfare BenefitsHealthSociologySocial Psychology


Privatizing participation? The impact of private welfare provision on democratic accountability

Jane Gingrich, Sara Watson

PoliticsDisabilityPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsSocieties


Educational aspirations among UK young teenagers: exploring the role of gender, class and ethnicity

Ann Berrington, Steven Roberts, Peter Tammes

PsychologyYoung PeopleEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


The impact on health of employment and welfare transitions for those receiving out-of-work disability benefits in the UK

Esther Curnock, Alastair H. Leyland, Frank Popham

DisabilityLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


The changing graduate labour market: analysis using a new indicator of graduate jobs

Francis Green, Golo Henseke

Training: Labour MarketLabour MarketWages And EarningsHigher Education


Partnership patterns and homeownership: a cross-country comparison of Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

Michael J. Thomas, Clara H. Mulder

Social StructureSocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Educational differences in timing and quantum of childbearing in Britain: a study of cohorts born 1940−1969

Ann Berrington, Juliet Stone, Eva Beaujouan

DemographyChildbearing: FertilityHigher Education


Life at both ends of the ladder: education-based identification and its association with well-being and social attitudes

Toon Kuppens, Matthew J. Easterbrook, Russell Spears, Antony S. R. Manstead

EducationWell BeingSocial CapitalSocial AttitudesHigher EducationSocial Psychology


Creaming and parking in quasi-marketised welfare-to-work schemes: designed out of or designed in to the UK Work Programme?

Eleanor Carter, Adam Whitworth

Labour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWelfare Benefits


Does welfare conditionality reduce democratic participation?

Sara Watson

PoliticsCitizenshipLabour MarketWelfare Benefits