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Regional inequalities in adiposity in England: distributional analysis of the contribution of individual-level characteristics and the small area obesogenic environment

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

Area EffectsGeographyHealthSocial StratificationBiology


A method for decomposing the impact of reforms on the long-run income distribution, with an application to universal credit

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

EconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Gray divorce and mental health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Thijs van den Broek

Older PeoplePsychologyFamily Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


A latent class approach to inequity in health using biomarker data

Vincenzo Carrieri, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


Understanding the role of policy on inequalities in the intergenerational correlation in health and wages: evidence from the UK from 1991-2017

Heather Brown

PoliticsLone ParentsHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyGovernmentWages And EarningsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Understanding families' lives across the lifecourse: the value of panel studies. Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study

Michaela Benzeval

Life Course AnalysisSurveysSociology Of Households


Handbook on demographic change and the lifecourse

DemographyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial PolicySociology Of Households


Sociodemographic disparities in non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and the transition to type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

G. Chatzi, T. Mason, T. Chandola, W. Whittaker, E. Howarth, S. Cotterill, R. Ravindrarajah, E. McManus, M. Sutton, P. Bower

DisabilitySocial GroupsOlder PeopleArea EffectsDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Coronavirus: mental health of women and young hit hardest by pandemic

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


COVID-19 pandemic hits mental health, especially of the young and of women, and widens inequalities

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


Coronavirus outbreak has ‘substantially’ worsened mental health – study

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


UK’s mental health takes 8% hit as a result of COVID-19, study suggests

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK

James Banks, James Banks, Xiaowei Xu, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyPsychologyDemographyDemographyEconomicsEconomicsWell BeingWell BeingHealthHealthLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisCovid 19Covid 19


The gender gap in mental well-being during the Covid-19 outbreak: evidence from the UK

Ben Etheridge, Lisa Spantig

Social NetworksPsychologyTime UseDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregivingSocial PsychologyCovid 19


Longitudinal changes in mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Michael Daly, Angelina Sutin, Eric Robinson

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on inequality of opportunity in psychological distress in the UK

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationCovid 19


Persisting disadvantages: a study of labour market dynamics of ethnic unemployment and earnings in the UK (2009–2015)

Yaojun Li, Anthony Heath

Labour MarketUnemploymentWages And EarningsEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Ethnic differences in functional limitations by age across the adult life course

Emily D. Williams, Anna Cox, Rachel Cooper

Ethnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Later retirement, job strain, and health: evidence from the new State Pension age in the United Kingdom

Ludovico Carrino, Karen Glaser, Mauricio Avendano

Older PeoplePensionsPsychologyLabour MarketEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Speed of aging during life span measured by new tool

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran, Xu Gao, Eiliss Hannon, Hona Lee Harrington, Line J.H. Rasmussen, Renate Houts

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


New tool may offer a novel approach to prevent multiple chronic diseases

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran, Xu Gao, Eiliss Hannon, Hona Lee Harrington, Line J.H. Rasmussen, Renate Houts

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Epidemiologists develop new tool for measuring the pace of aging across the life course

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran, Xu Gao, Eiliss Hannon, Hona Lee Harrington, Line J.H. Rasmussen, Renate Houts

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Quantification of the pace of biological aging in humans through a blood test, the DunedinPoAm DNA methylation algorithm

Daniel W.W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Baccarelli, David L. Corcoran, Xu Gao, Eiliss Hannon, Hona Lee Harrington, Line J.H. Rasmussen, Renate Houts

HealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Health and socio-economic inequalities by sexual orientation among older women in the United Kingdom: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Laia Bécares

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Behaviour