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

David Bartram

PoliticsLaw And LegislationMigrationWell Being


Expectations for family transitions in young adulthood among the UK second generation

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Unravelling the ‘immigrant health paradox’: ethnic maintenance, discrimination, and health behaviours of the foreign born and their children in England

Renee Reichl Luthra, Alita Nandi, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsSocial NetworksMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial BehaviourRace Relations


Ethnic diversity in the UK: new opportunities and changing constraints

Lucinda Platt, Alita Nandi

Social SciencesMigrationResearchEthnic GroupsSurveys


A longitudinal analysis of ethnic unemployment differentials in the UK

Simonetta Longhi

MigrationLabour MarketUnemploymentEthnic Groups


The working mother-in-law effect on the labour force participation of first and second-generation immigrant women in the UK

Albert F. Arcarons

MigrationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial BehaviourSociology Of Households


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


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


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Sick and stuck at home – how poor health increases electricity consumption and reduces opportunities for environmentally-friendly travel in the United Kingdom

Milena Büchs, AbuBakr Bahaj, Luke Blunden, Leonidas Bourikas, Jane Falkingham

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsHealthTransportTravel


Linking the family context of migration during childhood to the well‐being of young adults: evidence from the UK and France

Tatiana Eremenko, Rachel Bennett

PsychologyMigrationYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Exploring ethnic and generational differences in gender role attitudes among immigrant populations in Britain: the role of neighborhood ethnic composition

Senhu Wang, Rory Coulter

Area EffectsGeographyMigrationEthnic GroupsSocial Attitudes


Intergenerational and interethnic mental health: an analysis for the United Kingdom

Richard Dorsett, Cinzia Rienzo, Martin Weale

Area EffectsPsychologyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Is within-individual variation in personality traits associated with changes in health behaviours? Analysis of seven longitudinal cohort studies

Markus Jokela, Jaakko Airaksinen, Mika Kivimäki, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Co-ethnic marriage versus intermarriage among immigrants and their descendants: a comparison across seven European countries using event-history analysis

Tina Hannemann, Hill Kulu, Leen Rahnu, Allan Puur, Mihaela Hărăguş

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Paradox lost: the disappearing female job satisfaction premium

Colin P. Green, John S. Heywood, Parvinder Kler, Gareth Leeves

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


The cultural origin of saving behavior

Joan Costa-Font, Paola Giuliano, Berkay Ozcan

MigrationEconomicsSavings And AssetsEthnic GroupsSocial Behaviour


The arts as a catalyst for human prosociality and cooperation

Julie Van de Vyver, Dominic Abrams

PsychologySocietiesSocial CapitalSportArtsSocial Behaviour


The Big Five personality traits and partisanship in England

Toke Aidt, Christopher Rauh

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLife Course Analysis


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Ethnic and migrant penalties in job quality in the UK: the role of residential concentration and occupational clustering

Wouter Zwysen, Neli Demireva

Area EffectsMigrationLabour MarketEthnic Groups


Place and preference effects on the association between mental health and internal migration within Great Britain

Sam Wilding, David Martin, Graham Moon

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyMigrationWell BeingHealth


IQ and political attitudes across British regions and local authorities

Noah Carl

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographySocial AttitudesSocial Stratification


Social-demographic indicators, cognitive ability, personality traits, and region as independent predictors of income: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsFinanceSocial Stratification