Intergenerational social mobility: a Europe wide picture

PBN1Marii Paskov, Institute for New Economic Thinking and Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford, Erzsébet Bukodi, Nuffield College, University of Oxford and Brian Nolan, Institute for New Economic Thinking, University of Oxford

Intergenerational social mobility refers to the relationship between the socio-economic position an individual occupies and the socio-economic position in which he or she was brought up. Continue reading “Intergenerational social mobility: a Europe wide picture”

Social capital and subjective well-being

2016-03-31-europe-energy-unionAnna Ermolina, PhD student, Russian Plekhanov University of Economics

This research aims to explore the importance of social capital for subjective well-being (SWB) in the late life in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. Continue reading “Social capital and subjective well-being”

Cross-country variations in happiness

MB1Marion Burkimsher, Affiliate Researcher, University of Lausanne

The question “Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?” has been fielded in all seven waves of the European Social Survey. We looked at the trends over the seven waves from 2002-2014  Continue reading “Cross-country variations in happiness”

Is social status inequality bad for the mental health of nations?

LR_MP1Lindsay Richards, Centre for Social Investigation at Nuffield College, University of Oxford and Marii Paskov, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford 

Thinking about social status, what would the ‘ideal’ type of society look like? Imagine social status as an entirely subjective matter, where individuals place themselves on an imaginary ladder based on where they think or feel they stand in the society… Continue reading “Is social status inequality bad for the mental health of nations?”