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Elderly ethnic minorities are being seriously neglected in healthcare | Metro News

Elderly ethnic minorities are being seriously neglected in healthcare | Metro News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Some people say they don’t ‘see’ race in an attempt to emphasise that everyone is equal. But race dictates many parts of people’s lives, for better or worse, and those differences need to be recognised.

Healthcare is one area where there are serious disparities between how white people and Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities (BAME) are treated.
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1970 British Cohort Study

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Book review: Independent Thinking on Loss by Ian Gilbert

Book review: Independent Thinking on Loss by Ian Gilbert | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
In 2008, Gilbert’s wife and the children’s mother died. In 2010, the family wrote The Little Book of Bereavement for Schools and this is the latest iteration of that work.

Opening with Gilbert’s chapter, alongside his own story, are statistics from the 1970 British Cohort Study into family life and outcomes: the figures – although half a century old – are bleak: children from bereaved families do less well in exams and have higher rates of depression, poorer health and are more likely to be unemployed.
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Crossing the streams: graduate earnings and grade inflation

Crossing the streams: graduate earnings and grade inflation | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

On the one hand we have the government wringing its hands over the growth in first class degree awards. On the other, we see an appetite to tackle “low quality” courses that don’t lead to a salary premium later in life.

There’s been surprisingly little research into the intersection of these two issues – what, if anything, is the salary implication of a first rather than an upper (or lower) second?
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Having children really does make you happier - but only AFTER they grow up and move out | Daily Mail

Having children really does make you happier - but only AFTER they grow up and move out | Daily Mail | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Parenthood makes people happier - but only after their offspring have moved out. 
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Health Matters: Looking ahead to the health of future generations –

Health Matters: Looking ahead to the health of future generations – | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why taking a life course approach to health is important. It’s hard to imagine that we haven’t always known some of the things that we’ve learnt through the power of life course research. For example, just how formative the early years are for laying the foundations for our future health and wellbeing. That there are cycles of disadvantage that cascade across generations. That when health problems occur together, they often have common roots and risk factors. We’ve also learned how cost-effective early intervention and early prevention can be.
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National Child Development Study 

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Next Steps (also known as the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1)) 

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Give older children story time to halt fall in young readers, urge experts | Books | The Guardian

Give older children story time to halt fall in young readers, urge experts | Books | The Guardian | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Experts have called on the government to make story time an intrinsic part of the school day for children right up to their teens, after two major new pieces of research revealed a decline in both the number of children being read to daily and the number reading for pleasure by themselves.

The findings of Nielsen Book Research’s annual survey into the reading habits of British children, to be revealed on Tuesday at an industry conference, show that only 32% of British children under 13 are read to daily by an adult, for pleasure, down four percentage points on the previous year, and nine percentage points down on 2012.
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Proportion of mums in work 'up 50% since mid-1970s'

Proportion of mums in work 'up 50% since mid-1970s' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The proportion of working-age mothers with a job has risen by nearly 50% in the past four decades, a study says.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found the increase was behind a wider rise in the number of women in employment in the UK. It credited a "huge change in working patterns", with women much less likely to stop work when they have children.

 

But it said the rise in maternal employment had been most noticeable among partners of higher-earning men. According to the think tank, the proportion of mothers aged 25-54 in paid work grew from 50% in 1975 to 72% in 2015."

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Single fathers risk being ignored due to flawed data

Single fathers risk being ignored due to flawed data | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The number of lone parent families in Britain are overstated in statistics that risk airbrushing fathers out of family life in what Fatherhood Institute chief Adrienne Burgess called an 'unacceptable' failure.
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Report: Where's the daddy? Fathers and father-figures in UK datasets http://bit.ly/2Enl7VO


Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6147&type=Data%20catalogue



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National Child Development Study Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1)) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/series/?sn=2000032



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CentrePiece - The Magazine of the Centre for Economic Performance

CentrePiece - The Magazine of the Centre for Economic Performance | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
"The Summer 2017 edition of CentrePiece."
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1970 British Cohort Study

Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, 1997-2016: Secure Access

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English Housing Survey

Family Resources Survey

Labour Force Survey

National Child Development Study
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Working-class men 'poorer as they won't settle down'

Working-class men 'poorer as they won't settle down' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The inquiry into the link between wealth and family life found that the income gap between rich and poor men had nearly doubled in just 12 years."

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Poor men twice as likely to be single in middle age, study says

Poor men twice as likely to be single in middle age, study says | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Men from poor backgrounds are around twice as likely to be single than those from rich families by the time they reach early middle age, research has found. As well as being more likely to be in highly-paid jobs or even working at all, richer men in their early 40s in Britain are also more likely to be living with a partner, according to the findings from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). It found the likelihood of being in a relationship, and a partner’s level of earnings, are increasingly related to family background.
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1970 British Cohort Study

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Home ownership is falling faster for young people whose parents didn’t own a house

Home ownership is falling faster for young people whose parents didn’t own a house | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
It is well known that home ownership rates have been falling rapidly among young people. Linking own home ownership with parental home ownership, our new paper demonstrates that the sharpest falls …
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Older Mothers Can Have Smarter Kids

Older Mothers Can Have Smarter Kids | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Women today marry and have kids at an older age. Older mothers can have smarter kids, as a study shows.
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What I've Learnt: Karen Swan, Director at Influential

What I've Learnt: Karen Swan, Director at Influential | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Karen Swan is a Director of Influential, the integrated communications consultancy, and has more than 25 years’ experience in research and strategic marketing.

She leads the agency's insights team, as well as its public engagement work, including high-profile campaigns like the Greater Manchester Healthier Together initiative, and The People’s Project for Everton Football Club - winner of a 2019 Northern Marketing Award.
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Growing gap in children's socio-emotional skills

Growing gap in children's socio-emotional skills | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The gap between children with the highest and lowest socio-emotional skills has increased over the past three decades, and the socio-economic status of mothers is a significant contributing factor, according to a new UCL study.

The study, published in the Journal of Public Economics, compares the socio-emotional skills of two cohorts of children born in England 30 years apart, and shows for the first time that inequality in these early skills has increased.
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New research shows reduction in the ‘graduate premium’ | HESA

New research shows reduction in the ‘graduate premium’ | HESA | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Graduates born in 1990 earned 11% more than non-graduates at age 26, compared to the 19% graduate premium enjoyed by graduates born in 1970. The change in the percentage by which the hourly pay of graduates exceeds that of non-graduates mainly impacted on those born after 1987.
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Bedtime Stories: preparation for a literary life

Bedtime Stories: preparation for a literary life | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
It is often said that the books you read when you are young are an important part of your childhood years. It is certainly accurate that those who read from an early age are more likely to continue to read later in life. I am willing to be proof of this and tell you it is indeed true. 

Reading as a child has even been linked to not only improving literacy, but the British Cohort Study found that it also improves maths ability too. Yet, with more and more distractions for children now besides reading, with children using the internet from an earlier age, it is likely that some of the classic childhood stories from our age will whittle away. 
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Millennials are some of the worst hit by social mobility decline in the UK

Millennials are some of the worst hit by social mobility decline in the UK | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Comparing the standard of living today with that of the past is crucial to understanding the UK’s economic and social health. In fact, both in our everyday lives and in studies of social sciences, we often assess economic progress by comparing our standard of living to that of our parents. A recent poll by Ipsos Mori shows that only 36 per cent of millennials believe they will be financially better off than their parents. The figure among baby boomers is about 20 percentage points higher.
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My year with BiB: What I learned about British Cohort Studies –

My year with BiB: What I learned about British Cohort Studies – | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

One of the hidden British heritages is the Longitudinal Cohort Studies. This mouthful is another way of saying a long term observational study on a big sample of population that meets some criteria determined by the study aims.

Britain has a long and exciting Cohort study history. Everyone has tried to replicate the way they have done it but the truth is that Longitudinal studies are like tea: no one does them quite like the British.

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National Child Development Study 

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Dads In The Data: Why We Need A Rethink Of UK Family Statistics

Dads In The Data: Why We Need A Rethink Of UK Family Statistics | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
If you chose to, you could look at my son's mum as a single mother. In fact he has, for almost all of his 18 years, been surrounded by four loving parents
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Report: Where's the daddy? Fathers and father-figures in UK datasets http://bit.ly/2Enl7VO


Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6147&type=Data%20catalogue



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National Child Development Study Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1))



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UK Dads are being airbrushed out of existence by family courts favouring and bankrolling Mums

UK Dads are being airbrushed out of existence by family courts favouring and bankrolling Mums | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

“Are dads being airbrushed out of existence?” might sound like the sort of internet conspiracy theory dreamt up by men's rights activists, angry dads in..."

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Report: Where's the daddy? Fathers and father-figures in UK datasets http://bit.ly/2Enl7VO

 
Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6147&type=Data%20catalogue



Census 2011






National Child Development Study Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1))



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The income gap between people from rich and poor backgrounds almost has almost doubled

The income gap between people from rich and poor backgrounds almost has almost doubled | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The adult pay gap between those born into wealthier families and those from less well-off parents is widening, according to new research. The Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates that in 2012 a 42-year-old man whose parents were among the richest fifth of households earned an average of 88 per cent more than those from the poorest families. The equivalent gap in 2000 was just 47 per cent.
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1970 British Cohort Study

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Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single'

Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The income gap between men from poor families and rich ones is also widening, the IFS said.
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Men from poor families twice as likely to be single, IFS study finds

Men from poor families twice as likely to be single, IFS study finds | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
One in three men from disadvantaged backgrounds are single at age of 42, compared with one in seven from rich families
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Where are the world's happiest countries?

Where are the world's happiest countries? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"People in the world's happiest countries live longer, freer, more generous lives, according to the 2017 World Happiness Report, released on World Happiness Day."


Via ESRC
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Link to World Happiness Report 2017
ESRC's curator insight, March 21, 2017 8:00 AM

Professor Richard Layard from the ESRC-funded Centre for Economic Performance is a co-author of the World Happiness Report 2017