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Dr Alita Nandi Senior Research Fellow & Associate Director for Understanding Society, University of Essex

Anandi
Email
anandi@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 874699
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2N2.6.08
Curriculum vitae

Twitter: @alitanandi

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ORCID: 0000-0002-8743-6178

Research Interests

I am a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER). I conduct empirical research primarily in the areas of ethnicity and gender, specifically investigating differences in subjective wellbeing (e.g., life satisfaction, mental health) as well as economic wellbeing (e.g., income, wages). My other research activities are (i) in the formation, measurement and impact of identity on life outcomes, (ii) causes and consequences of harassment and discrimination, (iii) in measurement of institutional characteristics in developing countries and exploring their effects.

I am the Associate Director (Outreach) for Understanding Society and have contributed to its questionnaire design, particularly to the measurement of ethnic identity and identity across other dimensions and data management activities including partnership history datasets.

Research projects:

Understanding Society

What Works Wellbeing: Work, Learning and Wellbeing

The prevalence and persistence of ethnic and racial harassment and its impact on health: A longitudinal analysis

Poverty across ethnic groups through recession and austerity

Partnership dissolution and formation: how do they affect income, employment and well-being?

Misoc Project: Identity, behaviour and wellbeing

Teaching

Books


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    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 82 in total

    1. Ethnic disparities in health & social care workers’ exposure, protection, and clinical management of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

      A. Kapilashrami, M. Otis, D. Omodara, et al.

      1. Labour Market
      2. Public Policy
      3. Ethnic Groups
      4. Health
      5. Caregiving
      6. Covid 19
    2. Time trend analysis of social inequalities in psychological distress among young adults before and during the pandemic: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study COVID-19 waves

      Thierry Gagné, Alita Nandi, and Ingrid Schoon

      1. Social Groups
      2. Area Effects
      3. Psychology
      4. Geography
      5. Demography
      6. Young People
      7. Labour Market
      8. Poverty
      9. Ethnic Groups
      10. Well Being
      11. Health
      12. Life Course Analysis
      13. Covid 19
    3. Religiosity and mental wellbeing among members of majority and minority religions: findings from Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Ozan Aksoy, David Bann, Meg E. Fluharty, et al.

      1. Social Groups
      2. Religion
      3. Well Being
      4. Health
      5. Social Behaviour
    4. Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey briefing note: working at home

      Piotr Marzec, Alita Nandi, and Raj Patel

      1. Geography
      2. Sociology Of Labour
      3. Demography
      4. Labour Market
      5. Households
      6. Public Policy
      7. Household Economics
      8. Ethnic Groups
      9. Health
      10. Life Course Analysis
      11. Commuting
      12. Sociology Of Households
      13. Covid 19
    5. The EU referendum and experiences and fear of ethnic and racial harassment: variation across individuals and communities in England

      Alita Nandi and Renee Reichl Luthra

      1. Politics
      2. Area Effects
      3. Crime And Justice
      4. Psychology
      5. Geography
      6. Elections. Electoral Behaviour
      7. Demography
      8. Migration
      9. Poverty
      10. Ethnic Groups
      11. Well Being
      12. Life Course Analysis
      13. Social Attitudes
      14. Sociology
      15. Social Stratification
      16. Social Behaviour
      17. Social Psychology
      18. Race Relations
    6. Understanding Society at 10 years

      Lucinda Platt, Gundi Knies, Renee Reichl Luthra, et al.

      1. Social Groups
      2. Area Effects
      3. Geography
      4. Interdisciplinarity: Social Sciences
      5. Survey Methodology
      6. Research
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Surveys
      10. Sociology
      11. Biology
      12. Genetics
      13. Covid 19
    7. Briefing note COVID-19 survey: ethnic differences in effects of COVID-19: household and local context

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt

      1. Area Effects
      2. Social Networks
      3. Psychology
      4. Geography
      5. Demography
      6. Migration
      7. Households
      8. Living Standards
      9. Ethnic Groups
      10. Well Being
      11. Health
      12. Covid 19
    8. Ethnic diversity in the UK: new opportunities and changing constraints

      Lucinda Platt and Alita Nandi

      1. Social Sciences
      2. Migration
      3. Research
      4. Ethnic Groups
      5. Surveys
    9. Unravelling the ‘immigrant health paradox’: ethnic maintenance, discrimination, and health behaviours of the foreign born and their children in England

      Renee Reichl Luthra, Alita Nandi, and Michaela Benzeval

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Social Groups
      3. Social Networks
      4. Migration
      5. Ethnic Groups
      6. Health
      7. Social Behaviour
      8. Race Relations
    10. The relationship between political and ethnic identity among UK ethnic minority and majority populations

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt

      1. Politics
      2. Psychology
      3. Migration
      4. Ethnic Groups
    11. When does hate hurt the most? Generational differences in the association between ethnic and racial harassment, ethnic attachment, and mental health

      Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra, and Michaela Benzeval

      1. Social Groups
      2. Area Effects
      3. Social Networks
      4. Psychology
      5. Geography
      6. Demography
      7. Migration
      8. Ethnic Groups
      9. Well Being
      10. Social Psychology
      11. Race Relations
    12. Religiosity and mental wellbeing among members of majority and minority religions: findings from Understanding Society, The UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Ozan Aksoy, David Bann, Meg E. Fluharty, et al.

      1. Social Groups
      2. Religion
      3. Well Being
      4. Health
      5. Social Behaviour
    13. Political and ethnic identity

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt

      1. Politics
      2. Psychology
      3. Migration
      4. Ethnic Groups
    14. Prevalence and mental health consequences of ethnic and racial harassment: a briefing for the IOPC

      Alita Nandi and Renee Reichl Luthra

      1. Crime And Justice
      2. Psychology
      3. Ethnic Groups
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Social Psychology
      7. Race Relations
    15. Low income dynamics among ethnic minorities in Great Britain

      Victor Perez, Ricky Kanabar, and Alita Nandi

      1. Households
      2. Poverty
      3. Income Dynamics
      4. Ethnic Groups

    Media

    Displaying media publications 46 - 58 of 58 in total

    1. It doesn't pay to be nice in business today

    2. Nice guys pay price at work

    3. Nice guys earn less!

    4. Why it doesn't pay to be nice at work

    5. Being nice at work just doesn't pay

    6. Why nice guys are paid £1,500 less a year

    7. Nice men earn less money, say experts

    8. It doesn't pay to be nice

    9. Nice guys earn £1,500 less a year than nastier male colleagues

    10. Nice guys earn less than nastier colleagues

    11. Nice guys earn £1,500 less a year than nastier male colleagues

    12. Nice guys make less money than aggressive peers

    13. Mean advantage


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