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Can cultural consumption increase future earnings? Exploring the economic returns to cultural capital

Aaron Reeves, Robert de Vries

Labour MarketEconomicsWages And EarningsArtsSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Persisting disadvantages: a study of labour market dynamics of ethnic unemployment and earnings in the UK (2009–2015)

Yaojun Li, Anthony Heath

Labour MarketUnemploymentWages And EarningsEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


The gender pay gap

Feargal McGuinness, Doug Pyper

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsPublic PolicyWages And Earnings


The NMW/NLW and progression out of minimum wage jobs in the UK interim report: a report prepared for the Low Pay Commission

Silvia Avram, Susan Harkness

Labour MarketEconomicsPublic PolicyWages And Earnings


Female employment and child inequality

Susan Harkness

Lone ParentsChild DevelopmentLabour MarketHouseholdsPovertyIncome DynamicsWages And Earnings


Do low-paid workers benefit from the urban escalator? Evidence from British cities

Sanne Velthuis, Paul Sissons, Nigel Berkeley

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWages And Earnings


Back on track: making the most of parents’ working lives

Nicole Gicheva, Nigel Keohane

Labour MarketHouseholdsPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsCaregiving


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


The heterogeneous cyclicality of income and wages among the distribution in the UK

María Cervini-Plá, Antonia López-Villavicencio, José I. Silva

EconomicsIncome DynamicsWages And Earnings


Do private school girls marry rich?

Francis Green, Golo Henseke, Samantha Parsons, Alice Sullivan, Richard Wiggins

Social GroupsEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


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


Gender inequality and family change: commentary

Sam Smethers

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


Returns to education: evidence from the UK -PhD thesis-

Lei Xu

EducationLabour EconomicsEconomicsWages And EarningsHigher Education


The impact of immigration on UK regional wages: 1991-2016 -PhD thesis-

Deboshree Ghosh

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsMigrationLabour MarketWages And Earnings


Insights from a new division of the self-employed: analysis of characteristics, earnings returns and labour market transitions using the BHPS and UKHLS -PhD thesis-

Hiba Hussein

Labour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsWages And Earnings


The gender pay gap in the UK: evidence from the UKHLS

Wendy Olsen, Vanessa Gash, Sook Kim, Min Zhang

Labour MarketWages And Earnings


Low paid employment in Britain: estimating state-dependence and stepping stone effects

Lixin Cai, Kostas Mavromaras, Peter Sloane

Labour MarketWelfare BenefitsWages And Earnings


The heterogeneous cyclicality of income and wages among the distribution in the UK

María Cervini-Plá, Antonia López-Villavicencio, José I. Silva

EconomicsIncome DynamicsWages And Earnings


How do teachers compare to nurses and police officers?

Jude Hillary, Joana Andrade, Jack Worth

EducationLabour MarketWages And EarningsWell Being


Wage progression and the gender wage gap: the causal impact of hours of work

Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


The gender pay gap in the UK: children and experience in work

Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


As good as it gets? The adequacy of retirement income for current and future generations

David Finch, Laura Gardiner

Older PeoplePensionsPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsWages And Earnings


The gender pay gap

Malcolm Brynin

Labour MarketHouseholdsWages And Earnings


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