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Is support for Brexit explained by personal and area-level economic struggle? A longitudinal analysis using 8 waves of Understanding Society

S. Doebler

PoliticsArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertySocial Stratification


A longitudinal analysis of family forms, ethnicity and life chances

Polly Mckinlay

Child DevelopmentFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Parental work hour demands and quality time with children

Stefanie Hoherz

Time UseLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityIncome DynamicsWell BeingSociology Of Households


The gender of the first child and parents' labour supply in the UK

Dan Brown

Labour MarketChildbearing: Fertility


Does clean air make you happy?

Sarah Knight

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealth


A new look at the housing consequences of partnership dissolution

Rory Coulter

GeographyHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Motherhood, employment, and the dynamics of women’s attitudes towards traditional gender-role views

Muzhi Zhou

PsychologyLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Exploring common mental illness as a driver of internal migration in Great Britain

Sam Wilding

Area EffectsGeographyMigrationWell BeingHealth


Long-standing financial distress: do people adapt?

Ujjwal Kumar Das

PsychologyEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealthFinance


Persisting disadvantages: a study of labour market dynamics of ethnic unemployment and earnings

Anthony Heath

Labour MarketUnemploymentWages And EarningsEthnic Groups


The 'when' of gender inequalities: the family gap over the life course and over time

Gabriele Mari

Labour MarketChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


Geographical data

Gundi Knies

Area EffectsGeographySurveys


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers using longitudinal data on income

Apostolos Davillas

EconomicsIncome DynamicsHealthBiology


DWP’s new Income Dynamics publication

Peter Matejic

Statistical AnalysisHouseholdsPovertyPublic PolicyIncome Dynamics


Low income dynamics among ethnic minorities in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

PovertyIncome DynamicsEthnic Groups


The effect of changing financial incentives on repartnering

Hayley Fisher

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsLife Course AnalysisFinance


Working longer? How being employed/self-employed in later life in the UK relates to health and increasing gender and income inequalities

Sara Arber, Robert Meadows

Older PeopleLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealth


Flexible working and consequences for working patterns post childbirth for mothers in the UK

Heejung Chung, Mariska van der Horst

Information And Communication TechnologiesLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: Fertility


Age and income-related inequalities in C-reactive protein: evidence from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari

MedicineIncome DynamicsHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


Income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain: evidence from multiple adiposity measures

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineIncome DynamicsHealth


Effects of early life weather conditions on later life attitudes and outcomes

Joseph Gomes

GeographyScience And TechnologyChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


Income-related inequalities in adiposity in the United Kingdom: evidence from multiple adiposity measures

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineIncome DynamicsHealth


Income reporting in the initial waves of panel surveys: evidence from the Understanding Society

Paul Fisher

Survey MethodologyIncome Dynamics


Geodemographics and spatial microsimulation: using survey data to infer health milieu geographies

Jens Kandt

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyHealthMicrosimulationSocial Behaviour


Do grammar schools increase or reduce inequality?

Simon Burgess, Matt Dickson, Lindsey Macmillan

EducationWages And EarningsSocial Mobility