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Happy days: does volunteering make us happier or is it that happier people volunteer?

Ricky N. Lawton, Iulian Gramatki, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


The benefits of volunteering: a summary of work from 2014 to 2019

Ricky N. Lawton, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

Amy Orben, Tobias Dienlin, Andrew K. Przybylski

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


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


Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


Universal family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


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

Marcus T. Wolfe, Pankaj C. Patel

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


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


Proportion of children living with at least one parent reporting emotional distress. Details, methodology and supporting information

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Lone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Data tables: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Statistical commentary: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


How commuting affects subjective wellbeing

Ben Clark, Kiron Chatterjee, Adam Martin, Adrian Davis

PsychologyWell BeingHealthTransportCommutingTravel


The effect of online and mixed-mode measurement of cognitive ability

Tarek Al Baghal

Information And Communication TechnologiesPsychologySurvey Methodology


Happy now? Lessons for economic policy makers from a focus on subjective well-being

George Bangham

PsychologyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWell BeingEconomic Policy


Social network engagement and subjective well-being: a life-course perspective

Daniel Wheatley, Sarah L. Buglass

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseDemographyWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


The role of personality traits in pension decisions: findings and policy recommendations

Jiayi Balasuriya, Yu Yang

PensionsPsychologyHouseholdsPublic PolicyFinance


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

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

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill F. Ip, Jenny van Dongen, Abdel Abdellaoui

PsychologyMedicineScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealthBiologyGenetics


More than one in four sandwich carers report symptoms of mental ill-health

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PsychologyTime UseDemographyWell BeingHealthCaregiving


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

Alita Nandi, Lucinda Platt

PoliticsPsychologyMigrationEthnic Groups


Mental health and the response to financial incentives: evidence from a survey incentives experiment

Claryn S.J. Kung, David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell BeingHealth


Written evidence submitted by Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex (EYI0055)

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentPublic PolicyLife Course Analysis


People do not adapt to income changes: a re-evaluation of the dynamic effects of (reference) income on life satisfaction with GSOEP and UKHLS data

Caspar Kaiser

PsychologyIncome DynamicsWell Being