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Distributional analysis of the role of breadth and persistence of multiple deprivation in the health gradient measured by biomarkers

Kompal Sinha, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Anurag Sharma

PovertyHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Written evidence submitted by Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex (EYI0055)

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentPublic PolicyLife 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

PsychologyIncome DynamicsWell Being


UK second generation young adults’ expectations for living together, marriage and parenthood

Ann Berrington

DemographyMigrationYoung PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic Groups


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Flexibility not helping workers

Heejung Chung


Labour hits out at 'outright discrimination' after investigation uncovers scale of home rental ads banning benefit claimants


One in 10 rental homes advertised as excluding benefits claimants


1 in 10 online property adverts refuse to consider benefit claimants, even if they can afford it


Online property adverts 'refusing' tenants on benefits


1 in 10 properties online likely to be advertised unlawfully


Property portals heavily criticised for allowing ‘No DSS’ rental listings


One in 10 rental properties advertised as ‘no housing benefit’


Family formation, parental background and young adults’ first entry into homeownership in Britain and Germany

Sait Bayrakdar, Rory Coulter, Philipp Lersch, Sergi Vidal

Young PeopleHouseholdsFamily Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationHousing Market


Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health, decomposition and distributional analysis of biomarkers

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones

EconomicsHealthBiology


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Intergenerational social mobility and allostatic load in Great Britain

Patrick Präg, Lindsay Richards

Well BeingHealthSocial StratificationSocial MobilityBiology


Leveraging DNA-methylation quantitative-trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression, and complex traits

Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Joe Burrage, Amanda Hughes

Science And TechnologyResearchHealthBiologyGenetics


Research suggests cognitive ability may 'buffer' the impact of social disadvantage on mental health

Emma Bridger, Michael Daly


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

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

Area EffectsGeographyManagement: BusinessLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


Teachers who work longer hours are slightly more likely to stay in the profession, according to new research

Jack Worth, Sarah Lynch, Jude Hillary, Connie Rennie, Joana Andrade


Mixed marriage among immigrants and their descendants in the United Kingdom: analysis of longitudinal data with missing information

Hill Kulu, Tina Hannemann

DemographyMigrationFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Written evidence submitted by Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex) (ATR0040) [House of Commons Transport Select Committee on Active Travel]

Charlotte Hamilton

Public PolicyResearchWell BeingHealthTransportCommutingTravel


Living with uncertain work

Jason Heyes, Sian Moore, Kirsty Newsome, Mark Tomlinson

Labour MarketLabour EconomicsWell Being


The association between informal caregiving and exit from employment among older workers: prospective findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Ewan Carr, Emily T. Murray, Paola Zaninotto, Dorina Cadar, Jenny Head

DisabilityOlder PeopleLabour MarketCaregiving


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