High levels of stress and inflammatory marker (CRP) linked to housing type and tenure - include of health outcomes in housing policies, say researchers
The ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) is a multidisciplinary centre, promoting collaboration between economists, sociologists and other social scientists. Our programme for the 2014-2019 period, “Understanding individual and family behaviours in a new era of uncertainty and change”, covers three areas: how individuals and families are affected by and react to changes in their life circumstances; how new members of society – children, young people and new migrants – develop and are integrated into it; and how values, attitudes, expectations, tastes and identity are formed.
In an opinion piece for the Hindustan Times, Sonia Bhalotra explains how her research with co-authors T. Baskaran, B. Min, Y. Uppal demonstrates that raising the share of women in India’s state legislative assemblies is likely to lead to higher economic growth.
Dr Cara Booker co-authors new study finding 40% of girls and 25% of boys had experience of online harassment or cyberbullying and 40% of girls compared to 28% of boys said their sleep was often disrupted