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Professor Heather Laurie Professor of Sociology, University of Essex

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Email
laurh@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 873556
Office
2N2.4.24
Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

  • women's labour market participation
  • the internal dynamics of the household and the distribution of resources within households
  • use of multiple methods in social research
  • survey methodology including the impact of CAPI/CATI/CAWI technologies on survey data quality and process, unit and item non-response in large scale surveys.

Publications

Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 82 in total

  1. Who is doing the housework in multicultural Britain?

     Man Yee Kan and Heather Laurie

    1. Ethnic Groups
    2. Sociology Of Households
  2. Spousal job loss

    Karon Gush, James Scott, and Heather Laurie

  3. Gender, ethnicity and household labour in married and cohabiting couples in the UK

     Man Yee Kan and Heather Laurie

    1. Ethnic Groups
    2. Sociology Of Households
  4. Households’ responses to spousal job loss: ‘all change’ or ‘carry on as usual’?

    Karon Gush, James Scott, and Heather Laurie

    1. Unemployment
    2. Income Dynamics
    3. Household Economics
  5. Job loss and social capital: the role of family, friends and wider support networks

    Karon Gush, James Scott, and Heather Laurie

    1. Labour Market
    2. Unemployment
    3. Social Capital
  6. The feasibility of conducting a Universal Credit panel survey

    Heather Laurie, Nick Buck, Jonathan Burton, et al.

    1. Public Policy
    2. Welfare Benefits
    3. Government
    4. Survey Methodology
    5. Research
  7. Life events and travel behavior: exploring the interrelationship using UK Household Longitudinal Study data

    Ben Clark, Kiron Chatterjee, Steve Melia, et al.

    1. Life Course Analysis
    2. Commuting
    3. Travel
  8. Changing patterns in the allocation of savings, investments and debts within couple relationships

     Man Yee Kan and Heather Laurie

    1. Savings And Assets
    2. Sociology Of Households
  9. Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: new insights from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

    Ben Clark, Kiron Chatterjee, Steve Melia, et al.

    1. Life Course Analysis
    2. Commuting
    3. Travel
  10. Households’ responses to spousal job loss: ‘all change’ or ‘carry on as usual’?

    Karon Gush, James Scott, and Heather Laurie

    1. Unemployment
    2. Income Dynamics
    3. Household Economics
  11. Households’ responses to spousal job loss: ‘all change’ or ‘carry on as usual’?

    Karon Gush, James Scott, and Heather Laurie

    1. Unemployment
    2. Income Dynamics
    3. Household Economics
  12. Households’ responses to spousal job loss: ‘all change’ or ‘carry on as usual’?

    Karon Gush, James Scott, and Heather Laurie

  13. Experiments with methods to reduce attrition in longitudinal surveys

    Laura Fumagalli, Heather Laurie, and Peter Lynn

  14. Social support from family and friends

    Heather Laurie

    1. Social Networks
    2. Sociology Of Households
  15. Understanding Society Innovation Panel: using experiments to inform survey design

    Heather Laurie


Media

Displaying all 15 media publications

  1. Apparently women are more likely to cheat on guys who don’t do household chores

  2. Is there anything which can make men do housework – even if they are out of work?

  3. Why we stick our heads in the sand about the risk of unemployment

  4. Black men are better than white guys at sharing household chores

  5. White husbands are falling short when it comes to housework

  6. Black men ‘best in Britain’ for taking a share of the housework

  7. White men among the worst, black men are best at doing share of household chores

  8. Black Caribbean men are best at sharing the housework but married white men are the worst, new study reveals

  9. Black men ‘best in Britain’ at sharing household chores

  10. Chore wars

  11. A triumph for family values

  12. More people turn to their husband or wife for help when they have problems

  13. UK is a nation of supportive partners

  14. Are joint bank accounts a good idea?

  15. Joint accounts? Not for today's couple with savings to lose


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