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Housing wealth and residential energy consumption

Helen X.H. Bao, Steven Haotong Li

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsPovertySavings And AssetsHousing Market


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


A latent class approach to inequity in health using biomarker data

Vincenzo Carrieri, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


Did the UK policy response to Covid-19 protect household incomes?

Mike Brewer, Iva Valentinova Tasseva

Labour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealthMicrosimulationTaxationCovid 19


Understanding the role of policy on inequalities in the intergenerational correlation in health and wages: evidence from the UK from 1991-2017

Heather Brown

PoliticsLone ParentsHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyGovernmentWages And EarningsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Coronavirus: mental health of women and young hit hardest by pandemic

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


COVID-19 pandemic hits mental health, especially of the young and of women, and widens inequalities

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


Coronavirus outbreak has ‘substantially’ worsened mental health – study

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


UK’s mental health takes 8% hit as a result of COVID-19, study suggests

James Banks, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCovid 19


The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK

James Banks, James Banks, Xiaowei Xu, Xiaowei Xu

PsychologyPsychologyDemographyDemographyEconomicsEconomicsWell BeingWell BeingHealthHealthLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisCovid 19Covid 19


Briefing note COVID-19 Survey: the economic effects

Thomas F. Crossley, Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Brendan Read, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Black, minority Britons hit hardest by COVID job losses, researchers say

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


BAME and single-parent families worst hit financially by Covid-19

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


Coronavirus hitting BAME and single parent families worst financially

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on inequality of opportunity in psychological distress in the UK

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

PsychologyDemographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationCovid 19


Electoral shocks: the volatile voter in a turbulent world

Edward Fieldhouse, Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Christopher Prosser

PoliticsPoliticsPublic OpinionPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourElections. Electoral BehaviourMigrationMigrationSocial ChangeSocial ChangeEconomicsEconomicsSocial AttitudesSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsInternational Economic Relations


The idiosyncratic impact of an aggregate shock: the distributional consequences of COVID-19

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


Health equity in England: the Marmot review 10 years on

Michael Marmot, Jessica Allen, Tammy Boyce, Peter Goldblatt, Joana Morrison

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyHealthSocial Stratification


Single mothers and lowest paid hit hardest by loss of income in Covid-19 crisis

Thomas Crossley, Paul Fisher, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


The causal effect of education on climate literacy and pro-environmental behaviours: evidence from a nationwide natural experiment

Nattavudh Powdthavee

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEducationEconomicsPublic Policy


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: the economic effects

Thomas Crossley, Paul Fisher, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Household level health and socio-economic vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 crisis: an analysis from the UK

Júlia Mikolai, Katherine Keenan, Hill Kulu

Information And Communication TechnologiesArea EffectsGeographyDemographyHouseholdsEconomicsHealthSocial StratificationCovid 19


Is there a 'bar' for relationship quality? Examining the association between relationship happiness, economic conditions, and family transitions in the UK

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Niels Blom

EconomicsFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityWell BeingSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


Later retirement, job strain, and health: evidence from the new State Pension age in the United Kingdom

Ludovico Carrino, Karen Glaser, Mauricio Avendano

Older PeoplePensionsPsychologyLabour MarketEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis