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Professor Nick Buck Emeritus Professor, University of Essex

Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

  • Research on the impacts of economic change and public policy on social inequality and patterns of household formation
  • labour market marginality and multiple deprivation; impacts of territorial inequality on social processes
  • social polarisation and social change in London; methodological aspects of longitudinal data


As Director responsible for the overall strategic direction of ISER, for coordinating the various major activities and acting in the role of head of Department with the University.

He is a member of the Understanding Society Scientific Group and takes responsibility as topic champion in these areas of income and employment research.


Displaying all 14 publications

  1. Introduction

    Nick Buck

    1. Social Sciences
    2. Research
    3. Surveys
  2. Post-recession poverty triggers

    Nick Buck and Paul Fisher

    1. Social Sciences
    2. Economics
    3. Poverty
    4. Research
    5. Surveys
  3. Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Survey: a resource for demographers

    Stephanie L. McFall and Nick Buck

    1. Demography
    2. Survey Methodology
    3. Health
  4. Local environments

    Nick Buck and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Environmental Sociology
    2. Social Groups
    3. Area Effects
    4. Social Capital
  5. Social cohesion in cities

    Nick Buck

  6. Explaining interviewee contact and co-operation in the British and German Household Panels

    Cheti Nicoletti and Nick Buck

  7. Item non-response in the ECHP

    Nick Buck

  8. Does Spatial Concentration of Disadvantage Contribute to Social Exclusion?

    Ian Gordon and Nick Buck

  9. Complex Data Sets

    Nick Buck

  10. Turbulence and Sedimentation in the London Labour Market

    Nick Buck and Ian Gordon

  11. Using Panel Surveys to Study Migration and Residential Mobility

    Nick Buck

  12. Housing, location and residential mobility

    Nick Buck

  13. A measure of changing health

    Nick Buck

  14. Political values: a family matter?

    Nick Buck


Displaying all 5 media publications

  1. Child poverty in London and black and ethnic minority communities: House of Commons Early Day Motion: EDM 269

  2. Two in five children in poverty

  3. Two in five children in poverty

  4. Lecture looks at social side of life

  5. Town and Gown lectures mark uni's 40th birthday

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Micro-social change, surveys and data, tax and benefit microsimulation


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