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Working parents, financial insecurity, and child-care: mental health in the time of COVID-19

Massimiliano Tani, Zhiming Cheng, Silvia Mendolia, Alfredo R. Paloyo, David Savage

PsychologyTime UseEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn?

Brian Bell, Mihai Codreanu, Stephen Machin

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsHealthCovid 19


First findings on the impact of COVID-19 on self-employment in the UK - evidence from the Understanding Society household survey

Darja Reuschke, Darja Reuschke, Andrew Henley, Andrew Henley, Elizabeth Daniel, Elizabeth Daniel

Social GroupsSocial GroupsArea EffectsArea EffectsRegional EconomicsRegional EconomicsGeographyGeographyLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentOrganizations And FirmsOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsEconomicsPublic PolicyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsWages And EarningsEthnic GroupsEthnic GroupsHealthHealthCovid 19Covid 19


Cut hours, not people: no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Brendan Burchell, Senhu Wang, Daiga Kamerāde, Ioulia Bessa, Jill Rubery

PsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthCovid 19


Cut hours, not people: no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Brendan Burchell, Senhu Wang, Daiga Kamerāde, Ioulia Bessa, Jill Rubery

PsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSociologyCovid 19


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


Getting people back into work

Monica Costa Dias, Christine Farquharson, Rachel Griffith, Robert Joyce, Peter Levell

Labour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsPublic PolicyHealthCovid 19


The effects of Uber diffusion on mental health in the UK

Bénédicte Apouey, Mark Stabile

PsychologyGeographyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingHealthTransport


The partner pay gap - associations between spouses’ relative earnings and life satisfaction among couples in the UK

Vanessa Gash, Anke C. Plagnol

PsychologyLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingSociology Of Households


Economic insecurity and the rise of the right

Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D’Ambrosio, Anthony Lepinteur

PoliticsPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsIncome DynamicsSocial Attitudes


The effects of self and temporary employment on mental health: the role of the gig economy in the UK

Bénédicte Apouey, Mark Stabile

PsychologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingHealth


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


People do not adapt to income changes: a re-evaluation of the dynamic effects of (reference) income on life satisfaction with GSOEP and UKHLS data

Caspar Kaiser

PsychologyEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell Being


Well-being effects of self-employment: a spatial inquiry

Maria Abreu, Özge Öner, Aleid Brouwer, Eveline van Leeuwen

Area EffectsGeographyManagement: BusinessLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


How do working life and its interplay with family structures affect men’s and women’s gender role attitudes?

Anja Mays

Labour MarketSocial AttitudesSociology Of Households


Schadenfreude: status effects and the well-being of the unemployed

Peter Howley, Sarah Knight

Area EffectsPsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentWell Being


Wage progression and the gender wage gap: the causal impact of hours of work

Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


The gender pay gap in the UK: children and experience in work

Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


Why does unemployment lead to divorce? Male-breadwinner norms and divorce risk in 30 countries

Pilar Goñalons-Pons, Markus Gangl

Labour MarketUnemploymentFamily Formation And DissolutionSociologySociology Of Households


Taking pleasure from neighbours’ misfortune: comparison effects, social norms and the well-being of the unemployed

Peter Howley, Sarah Knight

Area EffectsSocial NetworksPsychologyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsWell BeingSocial Psychology


The long term evolution of inequality of opportunity

Maurizio Bussolo, Daniele Checchi, Vito Peragine

Social NetworksSocial StructureEducationLabour MarketEconomicsIncome DynamicsLife Course Analysis


A tiger by the tail: estimating the UK mortgage market vulnerabilities from loan-level data

Chiranjit Chakraborty, Mariana Gimpelewicz, Arzu Uluc

EconomicsIncome DynamicsDebt: IndebtednessFinanceHousing Market


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix FitzRoy, Michael Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


How entry into parenthood shapes gender role attitudes: new evidence from longitudinal UK data

Elena Grinza, Francesco Devicienti, Mariacristina Rossi, Davide Vannoni

PsychologyLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingBiology


How entry into parenthood shapes gender role attitudes: new evidence from longitudinal UK data

Elena Grinza, Francesco Devicienti, Mariacristina Rossi, Davide Vannoni

PsychologyLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingBiology