Trajectories of Life Satisfaction Before, Upon, and After Divorce: Evidence From a New Matching Approach

February 27, 2019
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The new DIAL working paper by Scheppingen and Leopold Trajectories of Life Satisfaction Before, Upon, and After Divorce: Evidence from a New Matching Approach analyses how divorce influences life satisfaction. The results indicate that life satisfaction declines among divorcees, and that some declines last at least five years after the divorce. Van Scheppingen and Leopold … Read more

Bram Hogendoorn: What does divorce have to do with the education poverty gap?

February 20, 2019
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Download this episodeIn Episode 2 of the DIAL podcast, Bram Hogendoorn from the University of Amsterdam discusses the DIAL Working Paper, Divorce and the growth of poverty over the life course: a risk and vulnerability approach. The research is part of the NORFACE-funded project, Critical  Life Events and the Dynamics of Inequality: Risk, Vulnerability and … Read more

Andreas Peichl: income inequality – should we measure it differently?

February 7, 2019
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In Episode 1 of Series one of the Dial podcast, Prof. Dr. Andreas Peichl, Director of the ifo Center for Macroeconomics and Surveys at the University of Munich discusses the DIAL Working Paper, Measuring unfair inequality: reconciling equality of opportunity and freedom from poverty.  

Divorce and the Growth of Poverty Gaps Over the Life Course: A Risk and Vulnerability Approach

December 18, 2018
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A new paper by Hogendoorn, Leopold and Bol, Divorce and the Growth of Poverty Gaps Over the Life Course: A Risk and Vulnerability Approach, published in the DIAL working paper series, examines educational gradients in the relationship between divorce and poverty. The authors take a new approach to studying growing poverty gaps between education groups … Read more

Structures and processes of labour market inequalities – Highlights from the DIAL thematic workshop

November 29, 2018
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Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) organised its first thematic workshop on Labour Market Inequalities Across the Life-course at the University of Turku on November 15-16, 2018. This two-day workshop brought together researchers from many of the research projects of the multi-disciplinary research programme as well as a representative from the OECD. Its focus … Read more

Fetal programming of neuropsychiatric disorders by maternal pregnancy depression: a systematic mini review

November 19, 2018
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Preterm birth: high vulnerability and no resiliency? Reflections on van Lieshout et al.(2018)

November 16, 2018
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Structures and processes of labour market inequalities – Highlights from the first DIAL thematic workshop

November 15, 2018

Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) organised its first thematic workshop on Labour Market Inequalities Across the Life-course at the University of Turku on November 15-16, 2018. This two-day workshop brought together researchers from many of the research projects of the multi-disciplinary research programme as well as a representative from the OECD. Its focus … Read more

Measuring Unfair Inequality: Reconciling Equality of Opportunity and Freedom from Poverty

October 19, 2018
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This working paper takes up the issue of multifaceted inequality by putting forth a new measure of unfair inequality. The authors argue that inequality is not bad per se, but that one should differentiate between different aspects of inequality in order to make normative statements about the fairness of a given income distribution.

Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) is a multi-disciplinary research programme consisting of thirteen European projects. The projects examine the sources, structures and consequences of inequalities in contemporary societies. The programme is funded by NORFACE for the period 2017–2021.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 724363

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