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 71 items

Universal credit and its impact on household incomes: the long and the short of it

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

HouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course Analysis


Intergenerational transmission and support for EU membership in the United Kingdom: the case of Brexit

Stuart Fox, Jennifer May Hampton, Esther Muddiman, Chris Taylor

PoliticsOlder PeoplePublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Ethnic minority voters in the UK 2015 general election: a breakthrough for the Conservative party?

Nicole S. Martin

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourEthnic Groups


Ethnic minorities at the 2017 British general election

Nicole Martin, Omar Khan

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyGovernmentEthnic Groups


Charitable behaviour and political ideology: evidence for the UK

Sarah Brown, Karl Taylor

PoliticsTime UseElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsSocial CapitalFinanceSocial Behaviour


Who got the Brexit blues? The effect of Brexit on subjective wellbeing in the UK

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Anke C. Plagnol, Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourWell Being


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

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

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Distributional consequences of technological change: worker-level evidence

Thomas Kurer, Aina Gallego

PoliticsInformation And Communication TechnologiesScience And TechnologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


Written evidence from Understanding Society the UK Household Longitudinal Study (WSN0051) [Work and Pensions Select Committee. Welfare safety net inquiry]

Social ExclusionHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSocial Policy


Life satisfaction and the UK citizenship process: do tests and ceremonies enhance immigrants’ lives?

David Bartram

PoliticsLaw And LegislationMigrationWell Being


Child Benefit, Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit take-up rates 2016-17

- -

Young PeopleHouseholdsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsTaxation


The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


The puzzle of high political partisanship among ethnic minority young people in Great Britain

Nicole Martin, Jonathan Mellon

PoliticsSocial GroupsElections. Electoral BehaviourMigrationYoung PeopleEthnic GroupsSociology Of Households


The relationship between political and ethnic identity among UK ethnic minority and majority populations

Alita Nandi, Lucinda Platt

PoliticsPsychologyMigrationEthnic Groups


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

Emily Rainsford

PoliticsDemographyYoung PeopleSocial Attitudes


The Big Five personality traits and partisanship in England

Toke Aidt, Christopher Rauh

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLife Course Analysis


Stop DSS discrimination: ending prejudice against renters on housing benefit

- -

PovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

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

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Shared partisanship, household norms and turnout: testing a relational theory of electoral participation

Edward Fieldhouse, David Cutts

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourSocial CapitalSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


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


IQ and political attitudes across British regions and local authorities

Noah Carl

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographySocial AttitudesSocial Stratification


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


Immobility and the Brexit vote

Neil Lee, Katy Morris, Thomas Kemeny

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyMigrationSociology Of Households