Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in March using CLS study data.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in February using CLS study data.
A round-up of journal papers and other research published in December and January using CLS study data.
Teenagers’ own career aspirations could be perpetuating the gender pay gap, researchers at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) suggest.
Students whose parents had only GCSE qualifications were found to be less likely to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects, when compared to students whose parents had a degree.
Girls who take ‘applied’ subjects, such as health and social care or home economics, at GCSE may be facing educational disadvantage as a result, a new study has found.
Students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds may be held back by their A-level subject choices when applying for prestigious courses such as law at leading universities, new findings suggest.
Substantial numbers of baby boomers, especially lower and middle earners, are expecting to work past state pension age.
Young adults who are employed on zero-hours contracts are less likely to be in good health, and are at higher risk of poor mental health than workers with stable jobs.
Sixty-four per cent of 25-year-olds disagreed or strongly disagreed with the statement that ‘Britain is a place where hard work is rewarded’, suggesting that many twentysomethings do not see Britain as a ‘meritocracy’.
Now that the participants have turned 25, this new data will allow researchers to explore how their educational choices, family resources and experiences in adolescence have influenced their life chances so far. The data includes extensive information about cohort members’ lives at this pivotal time.
The mental capacity of 11-year-olds helps predict their financial success in later life, according to findings from the 1958 British birth cohort.
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