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Millions of claimants ‘will be poorer under universal credit’

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods


Stepping-stone or dead end: to what extent does part-time employment enable progression out of low pay for male and female employees in the UK?

Madeline Nightingale

Labour MarketWages And EarningsSocial Policy


Occupational closure and job quality: the case of occupational licensing in Britain

Mark Williams, Maria Koumenta


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


A new look at the housing antecedents of separation

Rory Coulter, Michael Thomas

DemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene–smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids

Amy R. Bentley, Yun J. Sung, Michael R. Brown, Thomas W. Winkler, Aldi T. Kraja

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDemographyHealthBiology


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


Universal family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


Tackling intergenerational unfairness. Report of session 2017–19. Ordered to be printed 26 March 2019 and published 25 April 2019

Older PeopleYoung PeopleEconomics


Variations in migration motives over distance

Michael Thomas, Brian Gillespie, Nik Lomax

GeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholds


When will people pay to pollute? Environmental taxes, political trust and experimental evidence from Britain

Malcolm Fairbrother

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyGeographySocial CapitalTaxationSurveysSocial Behaviour


I will sleep when I am dead? Sleep and self-employment

Marcus T. Wolfe, Pankaj C. Patel

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


How to support a parent in emotional distress – as nearly a third of children are impacted


Record number of children living with parent in emotional distress


Almost one in three children living under same roof as emotionally distressed parent


Percentage of children with parent in emotional distress at record high


One in three children lives with a parent suffering emotional distress – the highest on record


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

Science And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Housework, gender role attitudes, and couples' fertility intentions: reconsidering men's roles in gender theories of family change

Barbara S. Okun, Liat Raz-Yurovich

Social ChangeChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of Households


Exploring changes in active travel uptake and cessation across the lifespan: longitudinal evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Survey

Chance Taylor Pistoll, Steven Cummins

Labour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisTransportCommutingTravelSocial Stratification


Household location in English cities

David Cuberes, Cristina Sechel, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyHouseholdsIncome Dynamics


Bigmelon: tools for analysing large DNA methylation datasets

Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Ayden Saffari, Karim Malki, Eilis Hannon

Statistical AnalysisComputingGenetics


The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Andrew Brown, Cerith S. Waters, Katherine H. Shelton

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households