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A method for decomposing the impact of reforms on the long-run income distribution, with an application to universal credit

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

EconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course AnalysisSurveys


How Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic

Jonathan Burton, Peter Lynn, Michaela Benzeval

HouseholdsSurvey MethodologyHealthSurveysCovid 19


Ethnic diversity in the UK: new opportunities and changing constraints

Lucinda Platt, Alita Nandi

Social SciencesMigrationResearchEthnic GroupsSurveys


Big Data to support sustainable urban energy planning: the EvoEnergy project

Moulay Larbi Chalal, Benachir Medjdoub, Nacer Bezai, Raid Shrahily

Environmental SociologyStatistical AnalysisGeographyScience And TechnologyTown PlanningDemographyHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSurveysSocial Stratification


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


Longitudinal surveys - unique opportunities and unique methodological challenges

Peter Lynn, Mick Couper, Nicole Watson

Survey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveys


What are the characteristics of respondents using different devices in mixed-device online surveys? Evidence from six UK surveys

Olga Maslovskaya, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith, Tim Hanson, Ana Villar

Information And Communication TechnologiesStatistical AnalysisDemographySurvey MethodologySurveys


Validating overcrowding measures using the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Amanda Sacker

Living StandardsWell BeingHealthSurveysSocial StratificationHousing Market


Data resource profile: Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER)

Dara O’Neill, Michaela Benzeval, Andy Boyd, Lisa Calderwood, Cyrus Cooper, Louise Corti, Elaine Dennison, Emla Fitzsimmons, Alissa Goodman, Rebecca Hardy

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyLife Course AnalysisSurveys


When will people pay to pollute? Environmental taxes, political trust and experimental evidence from Britain

Malcolm Fairbrother

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGeographySocial CapitalTaxationSurveysSocial Behaviour


Sexual orientation identity in relation to unhealthy body mass index: individual participant data meta-analysis of 93 429 individuals from 12 UK health surveys

J. Semlyen, T.J. Curtis, J. Varney

HealthSurveysSociology


Are doctors getting the balance right? Treatment for depression in England, 1983 to 2017

John Simister

MedicineWell BeingHealthSurveys


Is within-individual variation in personality traits associated with changes in health behaviours? Analysis of seven longitudinal cohort studies

Markus Jokela, Jaakko Airaksinen, Mika Kivimäki, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveys


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

David Bartram

PoliticsLaw And LegislationMigrationWell Being


Parametric models for biomarkers based on flexible size distributions

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

Statistical MathematicsHealthSurveysBiology


Patterns of response by sociodemographic characteristics and recruitment methods for women in UK population surveys and cohort studies

Sarah J. Howcutt, Anna L. Barnett, Sofia Barbosa-Boucas, Lesley A. Smith

DemographySurvey MethodologyResearchSurveysSocial Stratification


Data linkage. What opportunities for survey research?

Emanuela Sala

Survey MethodologySurveys


Better governance, better access: practising responsible data sharing in the METADAC governance infrastructure

Madeleine J. Murtagh, Mwenza T. Blell, Olly W. Butters, Lorraine Cowley, Edward S. Dove, Alissa Goodman, Rebecca L. Griggs, Alison Hall, Nina Hallowell, Meena Kumari

MedicineScience And TechnologyResearchSurveysBiologyGenetics


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


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


Recording sexual orientation in the UK: pooling data for statistical power

Joanna Semlyen

Statistical AnalysisPsychologyWell BeingHealthSurveys


Exploring the value of Understanding Society for neighbourhood effects analyses

Gundi Knies

Area EffectsGeographySurvey MethodologySurveys


Reliability and stability of the standard fear of crime indicator in a national panel over 14 years

Rainer Schnell, Marcel Noack

Area EffectsCrime And JusticePsychologySurvey MethodologySurveysSocial Psychology


Untreated hypertension in the UK household population — who are missed by the general health checks?

Jakob Petersen, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineHealthSurveysBiology


How do biomarkers and genetics contribute to Understanding Society? -25th Anniversary editorial-

Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari, Andrew M. Jones

Social SciencesMedicineScience And TechnologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiologyGenetics