10,544 Works

Corporate Governance and Economic Performance, 1997-1998

G. Sadler & M. Conyon
The main aims of the project were to:<ul><li>examine the nature of corporate governance innovations that have occurred in UK companies since the publication of the Cadbury and Greenbury reports </li><li>test the company performance consequences of adopting particular governance systems, reward structures and incentive mechanisms</li><li>examine in detail the reward systems of senior managers and test the link between compensation and performance using competing theories of executive pay (e.g. tournament theory).</li></ul>

Wills and Inventories of Single Women in Durham, 1611-1700

J. Spicksley
This dataset is derived from a project designed to consider the cultural, economic and social impact of single women’s participation in money-lending in seventeenth century England. <br> <br> Previous investigations of surviving probate documents in Lincolnshire and Cheshire have revealed a high percentage of single women engaged in credit provision, and this project was designed to broaden the picture of single women’s money lending in other areas. <br> <br> The main aims of data collection...

Electric wheelchair power and drive cycle 2016-2017

Dafne Zuleima Morgado Ramirez, Lara Rasha, Giulia Barbareschi & Catherine Holloway

ONS Opinions Survey, Climate Change and Transport Module, August 2010

Social Survey Division Office For National Statistics
The <i>Opinions and Lifestyle Survey</i>, formerly known as <i>ONS Opinions Survey</i> or <i>Omnibus</i>, is a regular, multi-purpose survey which was carried out in eight months of the year from 1990 until April 2005, when it began to run monthly. Following the 'Fit for Future' consultation carried out by ONS at the beginning of 2014, the decision was taken to revert to running the survey in eight months of the year only; therefore from April 2014...

Monitoring the Welfare of the Elderly, 1973-1974; Dummy Run

Institute Of Social University Of York & Social And Community Planning Research
The purpose of this study was to test on a limited scale the procedures and problems of following up clients over a period of time, using caring staff to undertake the interviews, and to give some indication of the degree of change. In the experimental phase (SN: 517) interviewing procedures were tested and sufficient data was collected for statistical work on measurement development.

OECD Institutional Investors Statistics, 1980-2014

Organisation For Economic Co-Operation And Development
The OECD Institutional Investors Statistics provide annual and quarterly data running from 1980 onwards, covering a unique set of statistics that reflect the level and structure of the financial assets of institutional investors (investment funds, insurance companies and pension funds) in the OECD countries, and in the Russian Federation.<br> <br> Concepts and definitions are predominantly based on the System of National Accounts and are derived from national sources. Indicators are presented as percentages of GDP...

Testing the Efficacy and Mechanisms of Collaborative Implementation Intentions, 2008-2010

R. Lawton, A. Prestwich & M. Conner
Research shows that asking people to plan when, where and how to perform behaviour (i.e. implementation intentions) enhances the probability of action. Such implementation intentions can be formed alone or with another person. This study includes the data from two experiments which tested whether the effects of these different plans can be maintained for 6 months for physical activity and dietary fat reduction.<br> <br> Participants were divided into four groups based on how they would...

Integrated Household Survey, October 2009 - September 2010

Social Survey Division Office For National Statistics
The SL version of the IHS October 2009 - September 2010 is available under SN 6776.<br> <br> The <i>Integrated Household Survey</i> (IHS), which ran from 2009-2014, was a composite survey combining questions asked on a number of social surveys conducted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to produce a dataset of 'core' variables. The ONS stopped producing IHS datasets from 2015 onwards; variables covering health, smoking prevalence, forces veterans, sexual identity and well-being will...

National Survey of Personal Incomes and Savings, 1953

Institute Of Economics University Of Oxford & Central Statistical Office
The purpose of this survey was to fill in gaps in economic statistics, and especially to provide estimates of the distribution of liquid assets amongst persons and of the volume of personal savings and its relation to personal income. The 1956 survey sought to sample only the upper end of income and wealth distributions, as it was felt that these had been persistently under-represented in the earlier surveys.

Labour Force Survey Two-Quarter Longitudinal Dataset, March - August 1993

Office Of Population Censuses
For the second edition (June 2004), the depositor supplied a re-weighted version of the data file. The re-weighting has been done to bring LFS data in line with the population estimates from the 2001 Census. Some variables have been removed, some added and others renamed - please see READ file for details. <b>Background</b><br> The <i>Labour Force Survey</i> (LFS) is a unique source of information using international definitions of employment and unemployment and economic inactivity, together...

Food and You Survey, 2016

Food Standards Agency NatCen Social Research

Household Survey for Evaluation of Livelihoods Project in Mindanao, 2015

S. Lombardini
The <I>Household Survey for Evaluation of Livelihoods Project in Mindanao, 2015</I> data were collected by Oxfam GB as part of the organisation’s Global Performance Framework. Under this framework, a small number of completed or mature projects are selected at random each year for an evaluation of their impact, known as an Effectiveness Review. This data was used to evaluate the impact of the 'Scaling up sustainable livelihoods in Mindanao' project, which took place in three...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey Household Dataset, April - June, 2014

Office For National Statistics. Social Survey Division

Universities' Statistical Record, 1972/73-1993/94 : Staff Records

Universities Statistical Record
The USR consists of records of undergraduate students on courses of one academic year or more; postgraduate students on courses of one academic year or more; academic and related staff holding regular salaried appointments, and finance data for all UK universities. <br>

Welsh Referendum Study, 2011

R. Scully & R. Wyn Jones
The <I>Welsh Referendum Study, 2011</I> examined the March 2011 referendum on greater devolution for Wales. Over 3,000 voters (the largest sample ever gathered by a political survey in Wales) were interviewed via the internet during the referendum campaign; the vast majority were then re-interviewed immediately after the vote. The study investigated the reasons for participation and vote choice in the referendum. The study was implemented as a two-wave panel survey, with fieldwork conducted via the...

Agricultural Census of Scotland, 1983; Parish Frequency Counts

Centre For Applications Software University Of Edinburgh & Department Of Agriculture Scottish Office
These data record crops, livestock and agricultural manpower in Scotland by means of an annual census conducted in June.

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