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New Earnings Survey, 1979

Department Of Employment
The New Earnings Survey is almost certainly the most detailed and comprehensive earnings series anywhere in the world. It is a one in a hundred sample survey of employees in Britain, giving information on aspects of earnings and employment based on a week in April each year. The NES enquiry is conducted by the Department of Employment under the provisions of the Statistics of Trade Act (1947). Under the terms of this Act, data so...

Data for Undergraduate Political Science Courses: British Social Attitudes Survey, 2005

S. Carey & K. Adeney
The <i>Data for Undergraduate Political Science Courses</i> datasets have been derived from three major public opinion studies: <i>Eurobarometer 64.2: the European Constitution, Globalization, Energy Resources, and Agricultural Policy, October - November, 2005</i> (held at the UKDA under SN 5505); <i>British Election Study, 2005</i> (BES) (held under SNs 5494-5496); and the <i>British Social Attitudes Survey, 2005</i> (BSA) (held under SN 5618), for the purpose of teaching data analysis to undergraduates in political science. The datasets have...

Survey on Marriage, 1970

R. Chester
The purpose of this study was to assess the changes in behaviour and attitudes in married life.

Expenditure and Food Survey, 2002-2003

Food Department For Environment & Office For National Statistics
For the third edition (September 2007), the food database was replaced by a new version, updated to include estimates for free food and unspecified meals. <br> <i>Background</i>:<br /> A household food consumption and expenditure survey has been conducted each year in Great Britain (excluding Northern Ireland) since 1940. At that time the <I>National Food Survey</I> (NFS) covered a sample drawn solely from urban working-class households, but this was extended to a fully demographically representative sample...

Smoking among Secondary Schoolchildren, 1993; England

Office Of Population Censuses
The <I>Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use among Young People</I> began in 1982, under the name Smoking among Secondary Schoolchildren. The series initially aimed to provide national estimates of the proportion of secondary schoolchildren aged 11-15 who smoked, and to describe their smoking behaviour. Similar surveys were carried out every two years until 1998 to monitor trends in the prevalence of cigarette smoking. The survey then moved to an annual cycle, and questions on alcohol consumption...

European State Finance Database; Danish State Finance under Christian IV, 1588-1628

R. Bonney
The European State Finance Database (ESFD) is an international collaborative research project for the collection of data in European fiscal history. There are no strict geographical or chronological boundaries to the collection, although data for this collection comprise the period between c.1200 to c.1815. The purpose of the ESFD was to establish a significant database of European financial and fiscal records. The data are drawn from the main extant sources of a number of European...

Exploring British Society : 1979 General Household Survey Teaching Dataset

S. Arber, L. Rajan, G. N. Gilbert & A. Dale
The 1979 GHS Teaching Data Set &lt;i&gt;Exploring British Society&lt;/i&gt; is a series of four data sets based on the General Household Survey intended for undergraduate sociology and social science students.

National Readership Surveys, 1958 2nd Quarter

JICNARS
The National Readership Surveys are conducted quarterly either by the British Market Research Bureau or by Research Services Ltd. (1956 - 1959 Research Services Ltd; 1960 - 1967 British Market Research Bureau; 1968 - 1973 Research Services Ltd; 1974 - 1976 British Market Research Bureau; from 1977 onwards Research Services Ltd.). These surveys are designed principally to provide detailed information about the newspaper and magazine reading habits of the British people.<br> The sponsors are virtually...

Foreign Multinational Retailers in Britain, 1850-1962

S. Fletcher & A. Godley
With inward investment such an important contributor to the United Kingdom economy in recent decades, and increasingly in services, this project was designed to assess the historical impact of foreign direct investment in the United Kingdom's largest service sector: retailing. Accordingly the project's principal aim was to map the complete population of subsidiaries of foreign firms active in British retailing from 1850 (before when foreign entry was negligible) to 1962 (after when official sources of...

Workplace Employment Relations Survey, 2004: Teaching Dataset

L. Stokes & J. Forth
The <i>Workplace Employment Relations Survey, 2004: Teaching Dataset</i> is a slimmed down version of the <i>Workplace Employee Relations Survey, 2004: Cross-Section Survey</i>, (WERS) (available at the UKDA under SN 5294). The dataset contains all of the workplaces and employees that participated in the WERS 2004 Cross-Section Survey, but contains only a subset of the data collected in the survey in order to make the dataset more manageable. This subset comprises a selection of the data...

Weekly British Grain Prices from the London Gazette, 1770-1820

L. Brunt & E. Cannon
The period of the study was characterised by major improvements in financial institutions and transport. The objectives of the study were to see how pricing behaviour changed as a result of this. Since the prices are weekly and by county, it is possible to see how seasonality and regional patterns changed over time. Quantifying the effects of these changes should enable us to see their relative importance in promoting economic growth.<br> <br> The general aim...

Labour Force Survey Two-Quarter Longitudinal Dataset, April - September, 2007

Office For National Statistics. Social And Vital Statistics Division And Northern Ireland Statistics And Research Agency. Central Survey Unit

ONS Omnibus Survey, January 2000

Social Survey Division Office For National Statistics
The <i>Opinions and Lifestyle Survey</i> (formerly known as the ONS Opinions Survey or Omnibus) is a regular, multi-purpose survey which was carried out in eight months of the year until April 2005. From this point it has run monthly. It started operating commercially in 1990 and was set up originally to meet the needs of government departments for a survey that used short and simple sets of questions, had greater statistical reliability than private sector...

Labour Force Survey Two-Quarter Longitudinal Dataset, March - August 1995

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...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January - March, 2006: Special Licence Access

Office For National Statistics. Social And Vital Statistics Division And Northern Ireland Statistics And Research Agency. Central Survey Unit

Workplace Industrial Relations Survey, 1990

Policy Studies Institute & Employment Market Research Unit Employment Department
The Workplace Industrial Relations Survey (WIRS) series was designed to contribute to a better understanding of the processes which underlie employment relationships by making available for the first time large, systematic and dispassionate evidence about a broad range of industrial relations and employment practices across almost every sector of the economy.<br> Data from the 1990 WIRS survey are also included in a later panel survey in the series, 'Workplace Employee Relations Survey, 1998 : Panel...

Oracle Replication Study, 1996-1997

L. Hargreaves, M. Galton, T. Pell, D. Wall & C. Comber
The aim of this study was to replicate the findings of the 1976 ORACLE (Observational Learning and Classroom Evaluation) Project and to detect whether the National Curriculum was having an effect on:<br> teaching;<br> pupils' learning strategies;<br> pupils' performance and attitude;<br> the continuity as pupils move to secondary school.

General Election in Northern Ireland, 2001

D. Sanders, Stewart, M., University Of Texas (Dallas), School Of Social Sciences, Clarke, H., National Election Study Project (Canada) & P. F. Whiteley
The BES 2001 included a post-election telephone survey conducted with a sample of 1,053 electors resident in Northern Ireland.<br> <br>

British Household Panel Survey: Waves 1-11, 1991-2002: Teaching Dataset (Work, Family and Health)

UK Data Archive University Of Essex & Institute For Social University Of Essex
This BHPS teaching/sampler dataset contains only wave one respondents, and follows them for eleven waves, selecting broadly the same variables at each wave. There are some (fixed) variables which are only included at wave one, and there are a few variables which only appear intermittently, or are introduced later in the panel. The dataset contains a mix of original variables and derived variables. <br> <br> In order to reduce the complexity of the data's structure...

Manpower on Poultry Farms, 1972

Agricultural Training Board
The aim of this project was to obtain comprehensive and reliable data on the numbers, distribution and general characteristics of manpower on poultry farms, at all levels, as a basis for subsequent studies of training need and attitudes to employment, training and educaton in the poultry industry.

Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research in China and Japan, 2006-2007

M. Sleeboom-Faulkner
This is a qualitative data collection. <br> <br> The bioethics of human embryonic stem cell research (HESR) is controversial, including in Asia. After the 2001 US-moratorium on the federal funding of HESR, some Asian countries jumped into the 'bioethical vacuum', claiming that Asian countries do not suffer from Western religious scruples about using human embryos in research. Nevertheless, controversies around the donation of oocytes, the trade and barter of embryos, stem cell research trials, and...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey, October - December, 2010

Office For National Statistics. Social Survey Division And Northern Ireland Statistics And Research Agency. Central Survey Unit

Countryside Commission Footpath User Survey, 1984

Countryside Commission & Research Bureau Limited
The aim of this survey was to obtain information on the use of, and attitudes towards, the public footpath network in England and Wales.

ONS Omnibus Survey, March 2006

Social Office For National Statistics
The <i>Opinions and Lifestyle Survey</i> (formerly known as the ONS Opinions Survey or Omnibus) is a regular, multi-purpose survey which was carried out in eight months of the year until April 2005. From this point it has run monthly. It started operating commercially in 1990 and was set up originally to meet the needs of government departments for a survey that used short and simple sets of questions, had greater statistical reliability than private sector...

Health Survey for England, 2008

National Centre For Social Research And University College London. Department Of Epidemiology And Public Health

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