The ethnic concentration of a neighbourhood has varying effects on employment prospects for men and women across different ethnicities There are longstanding debates about whether neighbourhood segregation of ethnic minorities promotes minorities’ economic success or whether it constrain opportunities. Carolina Zuccotti and Lucinda Platt show that growing up in a neighbourhood with a higher proportion … More Ethnic group neighbourhood concentration and employment
Children and young people with disabilities are more likely to be bullied at school compared to those students with no known disabilities. That’s one of the main findings from research conducted with Stella Chatzitheochari (University of Warwick) and Sam Parsons (University College London). We analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps (formerly known as Longitudinal Study of … More Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people
This paper investigates women’s labour force participation in the UK among women from different ethnic groups. The paper studies variation in entries into the labour market and exits from the labour market. This is unlike much analysis that focuses on the rates at a single point in time. It explores whether there is variation in … More Women’s labour market entries and exits
This volume, edited by Hartley Dean and myself, investigates the patterns, drivers and consequences of wealth and privilege as well as those of marginalisation and deprivation. The book has brought together an exciting range of scholars from different disciplines to shed light on different aspects of social advantage and disadvantage and their implications. The 17 … More Social Advantage and Disadvantage published by OUP
In this podcast for the 2000 Families research project, I talk about the impact of migration on the friendships and social networks of Turkish migrants compared with their counterparts who stayed in Turkey. There are some very interesting findings in this research, particularly about women who migrate to Europe when we compare them with those who stayed … More Friendships and social networks of Turkish migrants
This presentation for the CIDE International Seminar on Design, Collection, And Analysis of Longitudinal Data, discusses the research opportunities that longitudinal studies provide, including the types of studies available and the research questions they can help answer. The presentation was given in Aguascalientes Mexico, November 19th, 2015. Download the slides.
A book showcasing the first research findings from the 2000 Families project on which I am a co-investigator is now available to pre-order. The book looks at how Turkish migrants, their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren have benefited from moving to Europe by comparing a range of outcomes to those of Turkish families who stayed behind. From the jobs … More Turkish migration book published