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Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


Tackling intergenerational unfairness. Report of session 2017–19. Ordered to be printed 26 March 2019 and published 25 April 2019

Older PeopleYoung PeopleEconomics


I will sleep when I am dead? Sleep and self-employment

Marcus T. Wolfe, Pankaj C. Patel

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


Biology and being green: the effect of prenatal testosterone exposure on pro-environmental consumption behaviour

Chris Hand

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsEconomicsChildbearing: FertilitySocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourBiology


Baseline health and public healthcare costs five years on: a predictive analysis using biomarker data in a prospective household panel

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

EconomicsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Ethnic minority voters in the UK 2015 general election: a breakthrough for the Conservative party?

Nicole S. Martin

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourEthnic Groups


Ethnic minorities at the 2017 British general election

Nicole Martin, Omar Khan

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyGovernmentEthnic Groups


Charitable behaviour and political ideology: evidence for the UK

Sarah Brown, Karl Taylor

PoliticsTime UseElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsSocial CapitalFinanceSocial Behaviour


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

Aaron Reeves, Robert de Vries

Labour MarketEconomicsWages And EarningsArtsSociologySocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Distributional consequences of technological change: worker-level evidence

Thomas Kurer, Aina Gallego

PoliticsInformation And Communication TechnologiesScience And TechnologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


The dynamics and determinants of bullying victimisation

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

Young PeopleEducationHouseholdsEconomicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Psychology


The puzzle of high political partisanship among ethnic minority young people in Great Britain

Nicole Martin, Jonathan Mellon

PoliticsSocial GroupsElections. Electoral BehaviourMigrationYoung PeopleEthnic GroupsSociology Of Households


Mental health and the response to financial incentives: evidence from a survey incentives experiment

Claryn S.J. Kung, David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell BeingHealth


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


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health, decomposition and distributional analysis of biomarkers

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


Well-being effects of self-employment: a spatial inquiry

Maria Abreu, Özge Öner, Aleid Brouwer, Eveline van Leeuwen

Area EffectsGeographyManagement: BusinessLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health, decomposition and distributional analysis of biomarkers

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


Economic well-being, UK: April to June 2018

Gueorguie Vassilev

EconomicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingFinance


Irregular payments: assessing the breadth and depth of month to month earnings volatility

Daniel Tomlinson

Labour MarketEconomicsIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsFinance


Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study – Written evidence (IFP0021) [House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision]

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsSavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


Tackling problem debt

EconomicsPublic PolicyGovernmentDebt: IndebtednessFinance