Women whose attitudes towards gender are equal — suffer more from unemployment than their women with more traditional attitudes. This is one of the findings of research into how the loss of a job affects the life satisfaction of men and women in the UK.
Author: Neil Dymond-Green
Recently, NatCen published the 35th year of the British Social Attitudes Survey. Alongside this, they pulled out some key findings from different areas of the survey. We explore a few in this blog.
Professor Donald Hirsch has recently worked with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the Minimum Income Standard. That research used the English Housing Survey among other datasets. In this blog, he examines how current measures for inflation don’t always reflect costs of living.
Matteo Sandi, one of our Data Impact Fellows, shares findings from his research into metal crime.
Our Data Impact Fellows are a fantastic group of early career researchers who are out to change the world. We’re very proud of the research they’re doing and the impact they are already having.
Here’s a quick rundown of what a few of them have been up to.
Chris Coates explores how data in the UK Data Service collection is being used to look at how the British feel about the NHS on its big birthday.
A new study used descriptive and logistic regression analyses based on a pooled nationally representative
cross-sectional survey, the Health Survey for England, for the years 1997, 1998, 2002, 2014, and
2015 of individuals with BMI>25, finding that overweight and obese adults in the UK are more likely to underestimate their weight status and less likely to try to lose weight, especially among lower-income, lower-education, and minority groups.