Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS)

Phone: +468162000
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Address:
Sveaplan, Sveavägen 160, plan 5
106 91 Stockholm
Sweden


Department projects

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Explanations of Responsibility
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2019

Judgments of moral responsibility play a central role in moral cognition. They guide thoughts about how people deserve to be treated, how blame, credit, punishment, and rewards should be apportioned, and what constitutes a just distribution of resources. At the same time, view...


Do early-life poverty and food shortage trigger biological and cognitive responses in four subsequent generations? - A test of the Pembrey-Bygren transgenerational response hypothesis.
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
Kan fattigdom och knapphet på mat tidigt i livet ge upphov till förändringar i kommande generationers biologiska och kognitiva förmågor? ? En empirisk test av Pembrey-Bygrens hypotes om transgenerationell respons. Vi kommer att undersöka om fattigd...

Coexisting welfare problems: How do social, economic and health-related conditions cluster in the population over time and what is influenced by as well as influences cluster membership?
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2017

Welfare is a complex concept that includes individuals’ resources in
various areas, such as health, the labour market, economic resources and
educational opportunities. Individuals who lack resources in several of
these areas have been considered to be exposed to multipl...


Methods in register-based research in Life course and social epidemiology
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
Syftet är att reda ut ett antal metodologiska utmaningar som uppkommer vid registerbaserad epidemiologisk forskning på livsförloppsrelaterade och intergenerationella bestämningsfaktorer för hälsa. Uppsala Birth Cohort Multigenerational Study (UBCoS ...

Educational quality, birth characteristics, scholastic and employment outcomes for two generations of Swedish children.
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
Trots många studier som fastställer betydelsen skolans resurser och av lärares kompetens för elevernas utbildningsframgång är det få, om några, som utreder effekten av dessa potentiella moderatorer i relation till utbildningsresultaten ...

Social mobility and health among Swedish men and women born 1915-2010: life course and intergenerational effects across the twentieth century
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016

The persistence of health inequalities in high income countries with extensive welfare arrangements is one of the major disappointments in public health. ‘Social causation’ models emphasize how social inequalities in early life can generate health inequalities late...


Work life and health among people with foreign background - the effects of segregation, status incongruence and adverse work environment
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2016
Ett flertal studier har visat att invandrare har en utsatt position på arbetsmarknaden då invandrare i mindre grad innehar en anställning, i större utsträckning har tillfälliga anställningskontrakt samtidigt som de har lägre löner oc...


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