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British Cohort Study: Members site
A study of everybody born in one week in 1970
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This website is for 1970 cohort members and their families.
Children born in the early 1990s face greater difficulties entering the job market than older generations, study finds
Around 12 per cent of school leavers born in 1990 faced challenges, such as extended periods of unemployment and job instability, compared to only 4 per cent of those born three decades earlier.
Can ‘dreaming big’ help state-educated pupils match private school peers’ wages in early middle age?
Raising state school children's aspirations, self-confidence, and improving their access to social networks would do little to counter the huge pay advantages enjoyed by their privately-educated peers, new research shows.
Premature babies 'more likely’ to earn less as adults
Children who are born prematurely not only tend to perform worse academically but also appear to accumulate less wealth as adults, according to a new study.
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