Family Finance Surveys User Conference 2020

Date: 8 July 2020
Location: Online

Draft programme


Welcome from the Chair

Chair: Sarah King-Hele, UK Data Service

Each talk includes 5-10 minutes directly after each presentation for questions from the audience


Survey updates

During this session, data producers will discuss the latest developments in their surveys. This will include, but not be limited to, COVID-19 data updates.

10.00: Update on the Family Resources Survey and HBAI
Kyle Robertson, Jacob Hamblin-Pyke, Neil Sorensen and Helen Smith, Department for Work and Pensions

10.40: Update on the Living Costs and Food survey, the Household Finance Survey and the Wealth and Assets Survey
Sean White and Carla Kidd, Office for National Statistics



Chair: Sean White, Office for National Statistics


Research papers

11.45: Occupational membership, peer effects, and conspicuous consumption: an analysis of the UK Living Costs and Food Survey
Karina Pavlisa and Peter Scott, Henley Business School, University of Reading

12.10 Young British Adults’ Homeownership Circumstances and the Role of Intergenerational Transfers
Ellie Suh, University of Oxford

12.35: Modelling Errors in Survey and Administrative Data on Employment Earnings: Sensitivity to the Fraction Assumed to Have Error-Free Earnings 
Stephen P. Jenkins, LSE and IZA, and Fernando Rios-Avila, The Levy Institute



Chair: Kyle Robertson, DWP

Family finance and COVID-19: data and initial results

13.50: Understanding Society
Paul Fisher, Institute for Social and Economic Research 

14.30: Opinions and Lifestyle survey, Time Use Survey, and the EU-SILC survey and their use in COVID analysis
Andrew Banks, Office for National Statistics



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