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The dynamics of in-work poverty

Leen Vandecasteele, Marco Giesselmann

Labour MarketPovertyLife Course Analysis


Can mothers’ part-time work explain the gender pay gap?

Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Labour MarketFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


What is the impact of air pollution on life satisfaction for people living in England?

Sarah Knight, Peter Howley

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyWell Being


What’s driving unretirement – might it exacerbate inequalities in later life?

Loretta Platts, Laurie Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour Market


Quality of life in older age: commentary

Anna Dixon

Older PeopleSocial InclusionLabour MarketPoverty


Gender inequality and family change: commentary

Sam Smethers

Labour MarketHouseholdsPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSurveysSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Green lives: commentary

Dustin Benton

Environmental SociologyGeographyWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


How does flexible working impact on employee wellbeing?

Daniel Wheatley

Labour MarketWell Being


Are changes in the spread of hours worked causing increased inequality in earnings?

Daniele Checchi, Cecilia Garcia-Penalosa, Lara Vivian

Labour EconomicsWages And Earnings


Are the growing numbers of self-employed volunteers or reluctant recruits?

Andrew Henley

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsLabour MarketUnemploymentOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsWages And Earnings


Does it pay off to work on a low wage?

Gundi Knies, Alexander Plum

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsLabour MarketUnemploymentWages And Earnings


Is low pay a springboard to higher earnings?

Conor D'Arcy, Alex Hurrell

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketUnemploymentPovertyPublic PolicyWages And Earnings


New caregivers give up paid employment

Ewan Carr, Emily T. Murray, Paola Zaninotto, Dorina Cadar, Jenny Head

DisabilityOlder PeopleLabour MarketCaregiving


What can explain ethnic differences in women's labour market entry and exit rates?

Yassine Khoudja, Lucinda Platt

Social GroupsLabour MarketUnemploymentEthnic GroupsLife Course AnalysisSociology


Low pay and work: commentary

Kate Bell

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsWages And Earnings


Work life balance: commentary

Peter Cheese

Time UseLabour MarketHouseholds


Employment and family transitions: trends before and after the Great Recession

Mark Lyons-Amos, Ingrid Schoon

Young PeopleEducationLabour MarketLife Course Analysis


Labour market uncertainty and leaving the parental home in the UK

Katerina Gousia, Olena Nizalova, Thomas Middleton

Young PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Faster home broadband but how does it affect education attainment?

Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, Felix Weinhardt

Information And Communication TechnologiesGeographyYoung PeopleEducationPublic Policy


Education: commentary

David Laws

Information And Communication TechnologiesMigrationYoung PeopleEducationLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWages And EarningsEthnic Groups


Unemployment is bad for health: so what's the role for social policy?

Daniel Sage

Training: Labour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWell BeingSocial CapitalHealth


Does having an unemployed father affect children's work prospects?

Wouter Zwysen

Young PeopleLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicySociology Of HouseholdsSocial Mobility


What happens to employment after an acute health shock?

Andrew Jones, Nigel Rice, Francesca Zantomio

DisabilityLabour MarketPublic PolicyHealth


Health and employment: commentary

Stephen Bevan

Labour MarketPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


School-to-work transitions: recognising diversity and inequality

Ingrid Schoon, Mark Lyons-Amos

Young PeopleEducationLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisHigher Education