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Report finds 80 per cent of young people are 'very satisfied'

Report finds 80 per cent of young people are 'very satisfied' | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
The share of young people who are very happy has risen from 71 to 74 per cent in the government-backed surveys, which began in 2011 - but it's not all good news.
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‘Problem debt’ on the increase

‘Problem debt’ on the increase | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
About a quarter of the UK’s poorest households are struggling to repay their loans or are behind with their bills, a prominent think tank has revealed.The In
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Britain's debt nightmare: Report paints picture of low income Britons pushed to the limit

Britain's debt nightmare: Report paints picture of low income Britons pushed to the limit | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
As post Christmas bills pour in, making January the worst month of the year for Britain's poorest, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has released a timely report highlighting the scale of their struggles. Funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, it is filled with numbers that ought to worry anyone with a conscience. Hundreds of thousands, and perhaps millions of people, are being pushed to the limit.  
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Debt fears for poorer households

Debt fears for poorer households | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
A quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments.
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Study shows that married people really are happier than the rest of us

Study shows that married people really are happier than the rest of us | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
Ugh, married people, am I right? They're all up in our grills on social media, posting pics of each other and writing long, heartfelt captions that would probably b
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10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
We are all in search of happiness it seems. For me I prefer to look at it as the search for peace and joy in life as I find happiness can be too conditional and anytime we have to look for or chase something we are looking outside of us. Surely some of this is …
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Using the British Household Panel Survey, researchers found that an increase in the level of social involvements is worth up to an extra £85,000 a year in terms of life satisfaction.
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UK Data Service's curator insight, August 23, 2017 8:32 AM
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Why mental health is not your average problem

Why mental health is not your average problem | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
"Research tracking the health and happiness of the UK's children"

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UK Data Service's curator insight, August 21, 2017 5:37 AM
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Why the best words a dad can hear are...It's a girl!

Why the best words a dad can hear are...It's a girl! | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
A study from Harvard Business School has found that a daughter won't just bring 'sugar and spice and all things nice' into his life. Having a girl is also great for a man's career.
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According to research by the University of Warwick, dads who have girls are more likely to start voting for Left-wing parties almost as soon as their daughters are born.

The study, published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, was based on data from the British Household Panel. More than 10,000 people were interviewed to study their voting patterns before and after the birth of their children. On average, it was found that each daughter raised a man’s likelihood of casting a Left-wing vote by more than two percentage points.
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A good night's sleep "as good as winning £200,000 on the lottery"

A good night's sleep "as good as winning £200,000 on the lottery" | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
A good night's kip is as good as winning £200,000 on the lottery, according to new research.

A study found boosting slumber would make Brits as happy as scooping the jackpot.

Scientists analysed the sleep patterns of more than 30,500 people and calculated what it would be worth in terms of men
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UK Data Service's curator insight, March 27, 2017 3:59 AM
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5 surefire tactics to boost your confidence at work - every day

5 surefire tactics to boost your confidence at work - every day | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
Confidence is one of the single largest issues that stops women from starting their own business, climbing the corporate ladder and working in a way that suits them.
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Academics from the University of Bath have found that women underestimate their earning potential, while men inflate theirs. The findings, published in the Journal of Economic Behaviour And Organisation conclude that women have lower expectations in the workplace.
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Women's low pay expectations make it harder to close UK pay gap

Women's low pay expectations make it harder to close UK pay gap | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
By Anna Pujol-MazziniLONDON, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British women expect lower wages and tend to push less for pay rises, slowing
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Women's pessimism 'is behind gender pay gap', research reveals

Women's pessimism 'is behind gender pay gap', research reveals | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
A study by the University of Bath found that women underestimate their earnings prospects, while men consistently overestimate theirs.
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The findings, published in the Journal of Economic Behaviour And Organisation, are based on analysis from the British Household Panel Survey.
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Energy Use Can Now Be Forecast A Decade In Advance - Blue and Green Tomorrow

Energy Use Can Now Be Forecast A Decade In Advance - Blue and Green Tomorrow | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
Planners will now be equipped to meet environmental targets as a researcher has developed a forecasting tool which can predict an individual’s or an entire
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The forecasting tool is based on data taken from the British Household Panel Survey and was developed in collaboration with Nottingham Energy Partnership
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UK Data Service's curator insight, January 24, 2017 9:59 AM
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Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Student predicts energy future!

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Moulay Larbi Chalal, a PhD candidate at Nottingham Trent University, used British Household Panel data from across 6,000 households over a 17-year period to see how people’s changing lifestyle and behaviour changes their energy requirements.
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UK Data Service's curator insight, January 24, 2017 9:55 AM
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'It looks like a real problem': 16% of Britain's poorest households are falling behind on debt repayments

'It looks like a real problem': 16% of Britain's poorest households are falling behind on debt repayments | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
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Quarter of UK's poorest households are getting deeper in debt, IFS warns

Quarter of UK's poorest households are getting deeper in debt,  IFS warns | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
Poorest households are spending 25% of monthly income servicing debts as UK borrowing rockets
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Reckon you're happier single than you would be married?

Reckon you're happier single than you would be married? | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it

Being best friends with your spouse also helps wellbeing
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How much your family, friends, and spouse are worth — in dollars

How much your family, friends, and spouse are worth — in dollars | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
A British study observed that your social life is actually worth quite a lot of money.
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Being An Entrepreneur Can Make You A Happier Person

Researchers suggest that "the autonomy enjoyed by 'being one's own boss' more than compensates entrepreneurs for the hardships otherwise associated with self-employment."
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Martin Binder and Alex Coad are German economists who wrote a 2010 paper entitled Life Satisfaction and Self-Employment: A Matching Approach. They looked at a large sample of data from the British Household Panel Survey for 1996 through 2006.
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UK Data Service's curator insight, August 22, 2017 7:18 AM
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Young voters and their “never Tory” mindset: the making of a Labour generation?

Young voters and their “never Tory” mindset: the making of a Labour generation? | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
The last general election brought a number of new voters into the electorate, especially younger ones who having voted for the first time, are more likely to
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Traditionally, researchers view partisan identification as an affective orientation to a particular party, but our research shows that many Britons move into and away from identification with a party. Empirical results from our research using data from the British Household Panel Study from the early 1990s to early 2000s shows that fewer than half of all people who said they supported Labour at one point in time did so every time they were asked the party support question. Many moved in and out of having an affinity for the Labour Party but the most common temporary move away from Labour in this group was to no identification at all.
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UK Data Service's curator insight, July 10, 2017 3:51 AM
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You Don’t Need To Have Witnessed A Terror Attack For It To Affect Your Mental Health

You Don’t Need To Have Witnessed A Terror Attack For It To Affect Your Mental Health | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
This is what psychologists have observed in survivors and the population at large.
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Nick Giordano, a public health epidemiologist at Lund University in Sweden, authored a study looking at the levels of trust across Britain as part of the British Household Panel Survey, which questioned almost 10,000 people. He found that levels of “generalised trust” dropped in 2005, coinciding with the 7/7 attack in London.
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Wedded bliss? Marriage is BETTER the SECOND time around, study shows

Wedded bliss? Marriage is BETTER the SECOND time around, study shows | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
MARRIAGE second time is better than the first, a new study shows.
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UK Data Service's curator insight, March 27, 2017 3:58 AM
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Women don't realise their own potential – so they're letting themselves be walked all over in the workplace

Women don't realise their own potential – so they're letting themselves be walked all over in the workplace | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
New research has been unveiled, which will do little to please the Women and Equalities Committee – or any woman anywhere. A team of experts at the University of Bath has found that female pessimism is an underlying factor in pay inequality.
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Women's ‘Pessimism' Isn't To Blame For The Gender Pay Gap, Deeply Ingrained Sexism Is

Women's ‘Pessimism' Isn't To Blame For The Gender Pay Gap, Deeply Ingrained Sexism Is | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
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Youth unemployment produces multiple scarring effects

Youth unemployment produces multiple scarring effects | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
It is clear that youth unemployment leads to many negative outcomes in terms of both material and mental wellbeing. Here, Ronald McQuaid summarises the multiple scarring effects of youth unemployme…
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UK Data Service's curator insight, February 28, 2017 9:00 AM
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UK-based researcher develops forecasting tool to predict energy use a decade in advance | Bioenergy Insight Magazine

UK-based researcher develops forecasting tool to predict energy use a decade in advance | Bioenergy Insight Magazine | British Household Panel Survey in the headlines | Scoop.it
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The forecasting tool is based on data taken from the British Household Panel Survey and was developed in collaboration with Nottingham Energy Partnership
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UK Data Service's curator insight, January 24, 2017 9:57 AM
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