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Do low-paid workers benefit from the urban escalator? Evidence from British cities

Sanne Velthuis, Paul Sissons, Nigel Berkeley

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWages And Earnings


The intergenerational assimilation of completed fertility: comparing the convergence of different origin groups

Ben Wilson

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial Behaviour


Does the religious context matter? The causal effect of religious diversity on individual life satisfaction in the UK

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

Social GroupsArea EffectsGeographyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Socioeconomic status and the structure of the self-concept

Matthew J. Easterbrook, Toon Kuppens, Antony S. R. Manstead

PsychologyDemographySocial StratificationSocial Psychology


Sure Start programme saved the NHS millions of pounds, study finds

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja


Sure Start centres 'big benefit' but face cuts

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja


Sure Start centres cut health risks for Britain’s poorest children

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja


If society accepts your sexual orientation, you will be happier and more satisfied in life

Samuel Mann, David Blackaby, Nigel O’Leary


Household location in English cities

David Cuberes, Cristina Sechel, Jennifer Roberts


Willingness to use mobile technologies for data collection in a probability household panel

Alexander Wenz, Annette Jäckle, Mick P. Couper

Information And Communication TechnologiesSurvey Methodology


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Investigating call record data using sequence analysis to inform adaptive survey designs

Gabriele B. Durrant, Olga Maslovskaya, Peter W.F. Smith


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


Advances in comparative survey methods: multinational, multiregional, and multicultural contexts (3MC)


Best practices for panel maintenance and retention

Nicole Watson, Eva Leissou, Heidi Guyer, Mark Wooden


Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


The impact of bullying victimisation on mental wellbeing

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Why do natives and non-natives have different housing outcomes? Evidence from Britain

Olayiwola Oladiran, Anupam Nanda, Stanimira Milcheva

Area EffectsDemographyMigrationPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Applications of paradata in survey design and analysis -PhD thesis-

Carlos Lagorio


Respondent burden in a mobile app: evidence from a shopping receipt scanning study

Brendan Read

Information And Communication TechnologiesSurvey Methodology


The Longitudinal Item Count Technique: a new technique for asking sensitive questions in surveys

Alessandra Gaia, Tarek Al Baghal

Social GroupsSurvey Methodology


Giving behaviours and social cohesion: how people who 'give' make better communities

Lorna Zischka

PsychologyWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Participation in a mobile app survey to collect expenditure data as part of a large-scale probability household panel: coverage and participation rates and biases

Annette Jäckle, Jonathan Burton, Mick P. Couper, Carli Lessof

Information And Communication TechnologiesSurvey MethodologyFinance


What about money?: Earnings, household financial organization, and housework

Yang Hu

Time UseWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsFinanceSociology Of Households


Happy days: does volunteering make us happier or is it that happier people volunteer?

Ricky N. Lawton, Iulian Gramatki, Will Watt

Social GroupsPsychologyTime UseEconomicsWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour