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An integrated approach to bias in a longitudinal survey in the United Kingdom: assessing construct, method, and item bias in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)

Isabel Benítez, Byron G. Adams, Jia He

PsychologyDemographyMigrationSurvey MethodologyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSurveys


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

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, Kuang Lin

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


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


Welfare safety net. Twenty-eighth report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2019

PovertyWelfare BenefitsGovernmentSocial Policy


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


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


The intergenerational assimilation of completed fertility: comparing the convergence of different origin groups

Ben Wilson

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial Behaviour


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


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


Universal credit and its impact on household incomes: the long and the short of it

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

HouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course Analysis


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


The role of gender role attitudes and immigrant generation in ethnic minority women’s labor force participation in Britain

Senhu Wang

MigrationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial AttitudesSociology


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


Written evidence from Understanding Society the UK Household Longitudinal Study (WSN0051) [Work and Pensions Select Committee. Welfare safety net inquiry]

Social ExclusionHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSocial Policy


Child Benefit, Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit take-up rates 2016-17

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Young PeopleHouseholdsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsTaxation


The prevalence and persistence of ethnic and racial harassment and its impact on health: a longitudinal analysis

Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra

Crime And JusticePublic PolicyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourSocial PsychologyRace Relations


The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


Ethnic disparities in neighbourhood selection: understanding the role of income

Rory Coulter, William A.V. Clark

Area EffectsGeographyIncome DynamicsHousehold EconomicsEthnic GroupsSocial Stratification