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Female employment and child inequality

Susan Harkness

Lone ParentsChild DevelopmentLabour MarketHouseholdsPovertyIncome DynamicsWages And Earnings


Caring for carers: the lives of family carers in the UK

Kathryn Petrie, James Kirkup

DisabilityTime UseLabour MarketHouseholdsOrganizations And FirmsPublic PolicyWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyCaregiving


Informal caregiving and markers of adiposity in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DemographyLabour MarketHealthCaregivingBiology


Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

James J. Lee, Robbee Wedow, Aysu Okbay, Edward Kong, Omeed Maghzian

EducationBiologyGenetics


Lettuce be happy: the effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on subjective well-being in the UK

Neel Ocean, Peter Howley, Jonathan Ensor

Well BeingHealth


Economic well-being, UK: January to March 2018

Edward Giles, Gueorguie Vassilev

EconomicsHousehold EconomicsWell BeingFinance


Understanding data linkage consent in longitudinal surveys

Annette Jäckle, Kelsey Beninger, Jonathan Burton, Mick P. Couper

PsychologySurvey Methodology


Lone parent jobseeking requirements negatively affect mental health

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig


Job seeking requirements hitting mental health of single parents on benefits

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig


Job seeking requirement hits mental health of single parents on benefits, according to Glasgow researchers

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig


Lone parents suffer poorer mental health due to benefit restrictions

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig


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


Intergenerational mobility of status with multiple dimensions in Germany and the United Kingdom

Michele Bavaro

EconomicsSocial Mobility


Social media’s effect on young to be examined

Liz Twigg


A comparison of robust methods for Mendelian randomization using multiple genetic variants

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


Latest income inequality figures show we may have reached peak pensioner

Jonathan Cribb, Agnes Norris Keiller, Tom Waters


Involvement with the arts and participation in cultural events - does personality moderate impact on well-being? Evidence from the U.K. Household Panel Survey

Dorota Weziak-Białowolska, Piotr Białowolski, Pier Luigi Sacco

PsychologyTime UseWell BeingHealthArts


Mental and physical health issues mean you're FAR more likely to be in poverty - and it's not remotely OK

Jonathan Cribb, Agnes Norris Keiller, Tom Waters


Middle income households faring best since the crash, report finds

Jonathan Cribb, Agnes Norris Keiller, Tom Waters


The effects of psychological distress and its interaction with socioeconomic position on risk of developing four chronic diseases

Kyle J. J. McLachlan, Catharine R. Gale

PsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


Factors affecting children’s mental health over time

Larissa Pople, Neera Sharma

Social NetworksPsychologyYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


Back on track: making the most of parents’ working lives

Nicole Gicheva, Nigel Keohane

Labour MarketHouseholdsPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsCaregiving


Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2018

Jonathan Cribb, Agnes Norris Keiller, Tom Waters

HouseholdsPovertyLiving StandardsIncome Dynamics


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Expectations for family transitions in young adulthood among the UK second generation

Ann Berrington

MigrationYoung PeopleFamily Formation And DissolutionEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


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