News - July 2010

  • A successful consultative conference was held at the Institute of Education in 21st July 2010 to inform the content of the next sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). The next sweep, taking place in 2012, will collect data from around 14,000 11-year olds in their final year of primary school.

  • CLS hosted an international workshop in London on 1stand 2ndJuly 2010 on tracking sample members in longitudinal studies.

  • A recently published Briefing by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), analysing data from the Millennium Cohort Study, shows that while cohabiting parents are more likely to separate than married ones, there is little evidence that marriage per se is the cause of greater stability between...