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New AGE UK analysis finds our over 80s save Government £23 billion a year through the unpaid care they give loved ones


Systematic underestimation of the epigenetic clock and age acceleration in older subjects

Louis Y. El Khoury, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao

Older PeopleLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Understanding the population structure of the GHQ-12: methodological considerations in dimensionally complex measurement outcomes

Gareth J. Griffith, Kelvyn Jones

Statistical AnalysisWell BeingHealth


Contribution of the rise in cohabiting parenthood to family instability: cohort change in Italy, Great Britain, and Scandinavia

Elizabeth Thomson, Maria Winkler-Dworak, Éva Beaujouan

DemographySocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


Gender and work in Scotland: findings from Understanding Society

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Time UseTime UseLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentChildbearing: FertilityChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingCaregiving


Improving population and sub-group coverage: who is missing and what can be done about it?

Magda Borkowska


Birth cohorts in Understanding Society: a description

Alina Pelikh

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Enhancing data around early life in Understanding Society: scientific opportunities and considerations

Michaela Benzeval

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiology


Happiness and voting: evidence from four decades of elections in Europe

George Ward

PoliticsPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourPublic PolicyGovernmentWell BeingFinance


Event-triggered data collection

Annette Jäckle, Jonathan Burton, Mick P. Couper


Using Colectica Designer for questionnaire specification – challenges, progress and future plans

Catherine Yuen, Nicole James

ComputingSurvey Methodology


Hardline Hindus are pushing the Indian government's agenda on British voters

Nicole Martin, Omar Khan


Ethnic differences in functional limitations by age across the adult life course

Emily D. Williams, Anna Cox, Rachel Cooper

Ethnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


The Big-Five personality factors, mental health, and social-demographic indicators as independent predictors of gratification delay

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


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


Local unemployment changes the springboard effect of low pay: evidence from England

Alexander Plum, Gundi Knies

Area EffectsRegional EconomicsGeographyLabour MarketUnemploymentWages And Earnings


Provider or father? British men’s work hours and work hour preferences after the birth of a child

Stefanie Hoherz, Mark L. Bryan

Labour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9

Amand F. Schmidt, Michael V. Holmes, David Preiss, Daniel I. Swerdlow, Ghazaleh Fatemifar

HealthBiologyGenetics


Women less likely to progress at work than male colleagues after childbirth

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh


Becoming a mother makes career progression harder

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh


Women less likely to progress at work following childbirth, new research suggests

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh


Women 'less likely to progress at work' than their male counterparts following childbirth

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh


Expensive childcare is making it harder for women to return to work

Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh


Charity calls for free childcare so parents can return to work