March 19, 2021

PII investigates the argument that the underlying driver of populism is lifetime shifts in economic inequality, caused by on-going economic transformation through technological change and import competition. The underlying dynamics are hypothesised to display similar patterns of change across countries. However, the pattern of populist attitudes may differ, depending on how such long-term change can be … Read more


March 19, 2021

HuCIAW investigates the role of human capital in shaping inequalities over the life course. We aim to shed new light on the process of human capital formation during adolescence and adulthood. The project is organised under three inter-related themes: sorting of young people across education pathways; interactions between different investments in human capital; and the … Read more


March 19, 2021

GUODLCCI focuses on the origins, dynamics and consequences of early inequalities in human capital accumulation. This includes the examination of: The impacts of early shocks; The performance of targeted vs universal policies; The role of parents in compensating and/or reinforcing children’s human capital endowments; The role of peers and assess the potential of simple interventions … Read more

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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