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Validating overcrowding measures using the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Amanda Sacker

Living StandardsWell BeingHealthSurveysSocial StratificationHousing Market


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


An intergenerational audit for the UK

George Bangham, Laura Gardiner, Fahmida Rahman, Stephen Clarke, Lindsay Judge

DemographyHouseholdsLiving StandardsHousing Market


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

George Bangham

PsychologyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWell BeingEconomic Policy


Life satisfaction and the UK citizenship process: do tests and ceremonies enhance immigrants’ lives?

David Bartram

PoliticsLaw And LegislationMigrationWell Being


The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


Flexible working and unpaid overtime in the UK: the role of gender, parental and occupational status

Heejung Chung, Mariska van der Horst

Time UseSociology Of LabourLabour EconomicsHouseholdsLiving StandardsWell Being


Housing supply requirements across Great Britain: for low-income households and homeless people

Glen Bramley

PovertyLiving StandardsSocial PolicyHousing Market


Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2018

Jonathan Cribb, Agnes Norris Keiller, Tom Waters

HouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsIncome Dynamics


Poverty and social exclusion in the UK. Volume 2 - the dimensions of disadvantage

Social ExclusionDemographySocial ChangePovertyLiving Standards


Severe poverty and destitution

Glen Bramley, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Filip Sosenko

Social ExclusionDemographyEconomicsPovertyLiving Standards


Housing and the living environment

Glen Bramley

Social ExclusionDemographyEconomicsPovertyLiving StandardsHousing Market


A new generational contract: the final report of the Intergenerational Commission

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Older PeoplePensionsDemographyYoung PeopleHouseholdsEconomicsLiving StandardsIncome DynamicsLife Course AnalysisFinance


Measuring National Well-being: quality of life in the UK, 2018

Rhian Jones, Chris Randall

PsychologyDemographySocial ChangeLiving StandardsWell BeingSocieties


The effect of area based urban regeneration policies on fuel poverty: evidence from a natural experiment in Northern Ireland

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsGeographyPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyHousehold Economics


Impacts of smoke-free public places legislation on inequalities in youth smoking uptake: study protocol for a secondary analysis of UK survey data

Philip Emeka Anyanwu, Peter Craig, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Michael James Green

Drug/Alcohol AbuseLaw And LegislationYoung PeopleHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Home affairs: options for reforming property taxation

Adam Corlett, Laura Gardiner

Older PeopleYoung PeopleHouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicySavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


The million dollar be-question: inheritances, gifts, and their implications for generational living standards

Laura Gardiner

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLiving StandardsSavings And AssetsFinance


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


Shared care after separation in the United Kingdom: limited data, limited practice?

Tina Haux, Stephen McKay, Ruth Cain

Law And LegislationLone ParentsHouseholdsPublic PolicyFamily Formation And DissolutionSurveysSocial Policy


Woman’s Hour report: the best places in Britain for women

Allison Dunatchik, Javiera Cartagena-Farias, Julia Griggs, Elena Mylona

Area EffectsGeographyLiving StandardsWell BeingSocieties


Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2017

Jonathan Cribb, Andrew Hood, Robert Joyce, Agnes Norris Keiller

HouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsIncome Dynamics


How do product market regulations affect workers? Evidence from the network industries

Oliver Denk

Law And LegislationLabour MarketLabour EconomicsOrganizations And FirmsPublic PolicyGovernmentWages And EarningsWell Being


Devolution - a route to better policy making: case studies

Raj Patel

PoliticsEnvironmental SociologyLaw And LegislationArea EffectsPublic PolicyGovernmentWell BeingHealthTaxationCommuting


My house or our home? Transitions into sole home ownership in British couples

Philipp Lersch, Sergi Vidal

Law And LegislationHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsHousing Market