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Does immigrant generation matter? Re-examining the ethnic density effects on mental health of ethnic minorities in Britain

Yudong Yan, Shuyi Wang, Wanying Zhou, Senhu Wang, Shun Gong

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealth


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility

Michael Donnelly, Predrag Lažetić, Andres Sandoval-Hernandez, Kalyan Kumar, Sam Whewall

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentPovertyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsSportArtsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


How can the scale and nature of labour market non-compliance in the UK best be assessed? Final report of a scoping study for the Director of Labour Market Enforcement

Ella Cockbain, Sam Scott, Krisztián Pósch, Ben Bradford

Law And LegislationLabour MarketPublic PolicyGovernment


Active travel: increasing levels of walking and cycling in England. Eleventh report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 July 2019

Public PolicyPublic PolicyGovernmentGovernmentTransportTransportCommutingCommutingTravelTravel


Taking stock: report for the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission

George Bangham, Lindsay Judge

Public PolicySavings And AssetsHousing Market


Immigrants’ relative income and life satisfaction: comparison groups from a multi-generational perspective

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


Contemporary ethnic minority entrepreneurship in the UK

Elizabeth Daniel, Andrew Henley, Muhammad Naveed Anwar

Management: BusinessLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEthnic Groups


Ethnicity, gender and household effects on becoming NEET: an intersectional analysis

Carolina V. Zuccotti, Jacqueline O’Reilly

DemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEthnic Groups


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


Exploring generational differences of British ethnic minorities in smoking behavior, frequency of alcohol consumption, and dietary style

Senhu Wang, Shuanglong Li

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial Stratification


Does the religious context matter? The causal effect of religious diversity on individual life satisfaction in the UK

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

Social GroupsArea EffectsGeographyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Mixed marriage among immigrants and their descendants in the United Kingdom: analysis of longitudinal data with missing information

Hill Kulu, Tina Hannemann

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Why do natives and non-natives have different housing outcomes? Evidence from Britain

Olayiwola Oladiran, Anupam Nanda, Stanimira Milcheva

Area EffectsDemographyMigrationPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


A decade of life-course research on fertility of immigrants and their descendants in Europe

Hill Kulu, Nadja Milewski, Tina Hannemann, Júlia Mikolai

MigrationChildbearing: FertilityResearchEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


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


Troubled Families Programme national evaluation Family Survey – Follow-up survey

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Social ExclusionPublic PolicyWell BeingSociology Of Households


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


Happy now? Lessons for economic policy makers from a focus on subjective well-being

George Bangham

PsychologyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWell BeingEconomic Policy


The role of personality traits in pension decisions: findings and policy recommendations

Jiayi Balasuriya, Yu Yang

PensionsPsychologyHouseholdsPublic PolicyFinance


The transferability of lipid-associated loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, Kuang Lin, Deepti Gurdasani

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


The adult skills gap: is falling investment in UK adults stalling social mobility?

Daria Luchinskaya, Peter Dickinson

Social GroupsTraining: Labour MarketEducationPublic PolicySocial StratificationSocial Mobility