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How do participants understand and interpret questions about "retirement planning"?

Lindsay Abbassian, Beth Dokal, Lucy Joyce, Stephen Pudney, Ricky Kanabar

Older PeoplePensionsPsychologyLabour MarketSurvey MethodologyHousehold Economics


Labour mobility and earnings in the UK, 1992-2016

Fabien Postel-Vinay, Alireza Sepahsalari

Management: BusinessEducationLabour MarketUnemploymentOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsWages And Earnings


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

Gabriele Mari

Labour MarketEconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsSociology Of Households


Happy free willies? Investigating the relationship between freelancing and subjective well-being

Peter van der Zwan, Jolanda Hessels, Martijn Burger

Management: BusinessLabour MarketWell 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


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


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


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


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


Self-employment and allostatic load

Pankaj C. Patel, Marcus T. Wolfe, Trenton A. Williams

Management: BusinessLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsWell BeingHealthBiology


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


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


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


Do low-paid workers benefit from the urban escalator? Evidence from British cities

Sanne Velthuis, Paul Sissons, Nigel Berkeley

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWages And Earnings


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


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


I will sleep when I am dead? Sleep and self-employment

Marcus T. Wolfe, Pankaj C. Patel

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


Exploring changes in active travel uptake and cessation across the lifespan: longitudinal evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Survey

Chance Taylor Pistoll, Steven Cummins

Labour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisTransportCommutingTravelSocial Stratification


The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Andrew Brown, Cerith S. Waters, Katherine H. Shelton

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households