Jo Blanden: How well are youngsters getting on compared with mum and dad?

April 9, 2019
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In Episode 4 of the DIAL Podcast, Dr Jo Blanden from the University of Surrey talks about her research using the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society to look at home ownership and earnings for younger people and how the picture compares with that of their parents. Jo is a keynote speaker at the … Read more

Florencia Torche: acute stress in-utero – can it damage baby’s health and life chances?

April 1, 2019
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In Episode 3 of the DIAL Podcast, Professor Florencia Torche from Stanford University talks about the impact of acute stress on a child’s outcomes even if the stress occurs before they are born. Florencia is a keynote speaker at the DIAL Mid-Term Conference 2019.

The Lost Ones: The Opportunities and Outcomes of Non-College-Educated Americans Born in the 1960s

March 22, 2019
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Long-term changes in married couples’ labor supply and taxes: Evidence from the US and Europe since the 1980s

March 14, 2019
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This study uses large-scale survey data from Europe and the United States to ask what factors have affected decisions made by married couples about whether to work, and for how many hours. It finds income tax can influence women to work more hours. The researchers analysed data from the European Labour Force Survey and the … Read more

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

February 27, 2019
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The new article 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 analyse trajectories … Read more

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

February 20, 2019
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In 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 Cumulative Disadvantage (CRITEVENTS).

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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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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