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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


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


Latest income inequality figures show we may have reached peak pensioner

Jonathan Cribb, Agnes Norris Keiller, Tom Waters


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

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


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


Destitution in the UK 2018 - summary

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Glen Bramley, Filip Sosenko, Janice Blenkinsopp, Jenny Wood

Social ExclusionDemographyHouseholdsPovertyIncome Dynamics


Age modification of the relationship between C-reactive protein and fatigue: findings from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari

MedicineHealthBiology


Social-demographic indicators, cognitive ability, personality traits, and region as independent predictors of income: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsFinanceSocial Stratification


Who’s the bloke in the room? Fathers during pregnancy and at the birth in the UK - Executive summary

Adrienne Burgess, Rebecca Goldman


Who’s the bloke in the room? Fathers during pregnancy and at the birth in the UK

Adrienne Burgess, Rebecca Goldman


Neighborhood deprivation and biomarkers of health in Britain: the mediating role of the physical environment

M. Pia Chaparro, Michaela Benzeval, Elizabeth Richardson, Richard Mitchell

Area EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


Destitution in the UK 2018

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Glen Bramley, Filip Sosenko, Janice Blenkinsopp, Jenny Wood

Social ExclusionDemographyHouseholdsPovertyIncome Dynamics


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


Government is failing new fathers who want to stay at home, say MPs and campaigners

Nicole Gicheva, Nigel Keohane


Government fails Father’s Day test by dodging gender pay gap reform

Wendy Olson, Vanessa Gash, Sook Kim, Min Zhang


Government fails Father’s Day test by dodging gender pay gap reform

Rebecca Goldman, Adrienne Burgess