The British Election Study (BES) is one of the longest running election studies worldwide and the longest running social science survey in the UK.
Our academics undertake a wide range of research and are driven not only to advance knowledge in the social sciences but also to engage widely beyond the realms of academia in order to spread the benefits and impacts of their findings.
Please browse our selection of projects through the links below.
Legacy, Legitimacy, and Leading into the Future
Using auction theory to support financial stability
Modelling the activity sequences that constitute everyday life
What explains comparative long-run growth performance?
Understanding the driving forces of prenatal sex-selection in the Southern Caucasus
An economically-grounded ordering of dependence of random variables: Theory and applications
The Politics of Wealth Inequality and Mobility in the Twenty-First Century
Discontinuities in Household and Family Formation (DisCont)
Developing robust methods of economic modelling and forecasting.
Family size matters: How low fertility affects the (re)production of social inequalities
Fixed, Crystallising or Diverging: Attitude formation and change in the run-up to Brexit
Understanding the causes and consequences of female genital cutting (FGC).
Unravelling the genetic influences of reproductive behaviour and gene-environment interaction (Sociogenome)
A broad set of macroeconomic and financial data for the UK from the 13th century.
The New Class War: the marginalisation of the working class in British politics
Physical capital formation in Britain and Holland in the long run
The history of UK public spending control 1993-2015
The Politics of the Future? Negotiating Tomorrow’s Uncertainties in Diverse Political Conditions
A study of the economic and political consequences of central bank policy