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Green lifestyles and subjective well-being: more about self-image than actual behavior?

Martin Binder, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg

Environmental SociologyPsychologyWell Being


Overstretched, overdrawn, undeserved: financial difficulty and mental health at work

Katie Evans, Merlyn Holkar, Nic Murray

PsychologySociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingHealthFinance


Explaining conflicting results in research on the heterogeneous effects of parental separation on children’s educational attainment according to social background

Fabrizio Bernardi, Diederik Boertien

Young PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial Stratification


Social media use and young people's wellbeing

Emily McDool, Philip Powell, Jennifer Roberts, Karl Taylor

Information And Communication TechnologiesArea EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingSocial CapitalSocial Behaviour


When will people pay to pollute? Environmental taxes, political trust and experimental evidence from Britain

Malcolm Fairbrother

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGeographySocial CapitalTaxationSurveysSocial Behaviour


Health and well-being measures for children

Rebecca Cox

Area EffectsPsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Income effects on children’s life satisfaction: longitudinal evidence for England

Gundi Knies

PsychologyYoung PeopleIncome DynamicsHousehold EconomicsWell Being


Less money or better health? Evaluating individual’s willingness to make trade-offs using life satisfaction data

Peter Howley

PsychologyEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


Social mobility and the wellbeing of individuals

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologySocial ExclusionSocial InclusionWell BeingSocial CapitalSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Quantifying the health and well-being effects of green lifestyle choices in a built environment context

Jan-Otto Jandl, Franz Fuerst

Environmental SociologyPsychologyHouseholdsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


Youth social citizenship and class inequalities in transitions to adulthood in the UK

Ann Berrington, Adriana Duta, Paul Wakeling

Young PeopleLabour MarketPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHigher Education


The role of the internet in shaping young adults’ attitude, travel choices, and sustainable lifestyles: a longitudinal perspective

Guoqiang Wu, Jinhyun Hong, Piyushimita Vonu Thakuriah

Environmental SociologyInformation And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyYoung PeopleSocial AttitudesTravelSocial Behaviour


Health Committee. Children and young people's mental health - role of education inquiry. Written evidence from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex (CMH0111)

Cara L. Booker, Gundi Knies

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Sexual orientation in Scotland 2017: a summary of the evidence base

Area EffectsPsychologyDemographySurveysSocial PolicySocial Behaviour


Reliability and stability of the standard fear of crime indicator in a national panel over 14 years

Rainer Schnell, Marcel Noack

Area EffectsCrime And JusticePsychologySurvey MethodologySurveysSocial Psychology


Privatizing participation? The impact of private welfare provision on democratic accountability

Jane Gingrich, Sara Watson

PoliticsDisabilityPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLabour MarketWelfare BenefitsSocieties


Ethnic and racial harassment and mental health: identifying sources of resilience

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra, Michaela Benzeval

Area EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial CapitalHealthSocial StratificationSocial BehaviourSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Assortative mating on educational attainment leads to genetic spousal resemblance for causal alleles

David Hugh-Jones, Karin J. H. Verweij, Beate St. Pourcain, Abdel Abdellaoui

Science And TechnologyEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Work and wellbeing: exploring data on inequalities

Rachel Ormston, Steven Hope

PsychologyLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsWell BeingHealth


Variations in cognitive abilities across the life course: cross-sectional evidence from Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Elise Whitley, Ian J. Deary, Stuart J. Ritchie, G. David Batty, Meena Kumari

Older PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Alternative measures to BMI: exploring income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

Income DynamicsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationBiology


Educational aspirations among UK young teenagers: exploring the role of gender, class and ethnicity

Ann Berrington, Steven Roberts, Peter Tammes

PsychologyYoung PeopleEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


The dynamic effects of retirement on well-being

Dusanee Kesavayuth, Robert E. Rosenman, Vasileios Zikos

Older PeoplePsychologyTime UseLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


The Welsh Single-Use Carrier Bag Charge and behavioural spillover

Gregory Owen Thomas, Wouter Poortinga, Elena Sautkina

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesSocial Behaviour


The good childhood report 2016

Larissa Pople, Gwyther Rees

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingSocial Psychology