Inequalities in health and wellbeing

Tracing causes of inequalities in health and well-being: analysis of rich longitudinal data

Funding agency

Research Council of Norway

Project period

2018 – 2021

Project investigators

  • Jan Olsen
  • Dorte Gyrd-Hansen
  • Birgiy Abelsen
  • Gang Chen

Project aims

This project builds on unique longitudinal data that can provide new insights into how causal pathways from childhood circumstances via social opportunities and adult lifestyle choices shape people’s lifetime health and well-being. It will provide new knowledge on the causes of ill health, and help explain observed inequalities in health.