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Cut hours, not people: no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Brendan Burchell, Brendan Burchell, Senhu Wang, Senhu Wang, Daiga Kamerāde, Daiga Kamerāde, Ioulia Bessa, Ioulia Bessa, Jill Rubery, Jill Rubery

PsychologyPsychologyLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentOrganizations And FirmsOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsEconomicsPublic PolicyPublic PolicyWell BeingWell BeingHealthHealthCovid 19Covid 19


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: health and caring

Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari

PsychologyDemographyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial StratificationCaregivingCovid 19


Cut hours, not people: no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Brendan Burchell, Senhu Wang, Daiga Kamerāde, Ioulia Bessa, Jill Rubery

PsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSociologyCovid 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 causal effect of education on climate literacy and pro-environmental behaviours: evidence from a nationwide natural experiment

Nattavudh Powdthavee

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEducationEconomicsPublic Policy


The effects of Uber diffusion on mental health in the UK

Bénédicte Apouey, Mark Stabile

PsychologyGeographyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingHealthTransport


The partner pay gap - associations between spouses’ relative earnings and life satisfaction among couples in the UK

Vanessa Gash, Anke C. Plagnol

PsychologyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingSociology Of Households


The impact of bullying victimisation on mental wellbeing

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


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


Left out of the left behind: ethnic minority support for Brexit

Nicole Martin, Maria Sobolewska, Neema Begum

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyEconomicsEthnic GroupsSocial Stratification


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

PsychologyEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell 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


Changing preferences for Brexit: identifying the groups with volatile support for 'Leave'

Jan Germen Janmaat, Gabriella Melis, Andy Green, Nicola Pensiero

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGovernmentSocial AttitudesInternational Economic Relations


Schadenfreude: status effects and the well-being of the unemployed

Peter Howley, Sarah Knight

Area EffectsPsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentWell Being


Taking pleasure from neighbours’ misfortune: comparison effects, social norms and the well-being of the unemployed

Peter Howley, Sarah Knight

Area EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsWell BeingSocial Psychology


Who got the Brexit blues? Using a quasi-experiment to show 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


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix FitzRoy, Michael Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


The Big Five personality traits and partisanship in England

Toke Aidt, Christopher Rauh

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLife Course Analysis


Social identity, personality and connectedness: probing the identity and community divides behind Brexit

Siobhan McAndrew, Paula Surridge, Neema Begum

PoliticsSocial GroupsPublic OpinionSocial NetworksPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyEthnic GroupsSocial CapitalSocial AttitudesSocial StratificationSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Socio-economic gaps in university enrollment: the role of perceived pecuniary and non-pecuniary returns

Teodora Boneva, Christopher Rauh

PsychologyEducationEconomicsSocial StratificationHigher Education


How entry into parenthood shapes gender role attitudes: new evidence from longitudinal UK data

Elena Grinza, Francesco Devicienti, Mariacristina Rossi, Davide Vannoni

PsychologyLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingBiology


How entry into parenthood shapes gender role attitudes: new evidence from longitudinal UK data

Elena Grinza, Francesco Devicienti, Mariacristina Rossi, Davide Vannoni

PsychologyLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingBiology


Was Brexit caused by the unhappy and the old?

Federica Liberini, Andrew J. Oswald, Eugenio Proto, Michela Redoano

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyDemographyFinanceInternational Economic Relations


Do humans suffer a psychological low in midlife? Two approaches (with and without controls) in seven data sets

David G. Blanchflower, Andrew J. Oswald

PsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


The returns to personality traits across the wage distribution

Matthias Collischon

PsychologyLabour MarketWages And Earnings