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

Anandi
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anandi@essex.ac.uk
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01206 874699
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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

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    Publications

    Displaying publications 16 - 30 of 71 in total

    1. Local institutional structure and clientelistic access to employment: the case of MGNREGS in three states of India

      Anindya Bhattacharya, Anirban Kar, and Alita Nandi

      1. Politics
      2. Social Structure
      3. Rural Economics
      4. Labour Market
      5. Households
      6. Poverty
    2. Who experiences ethnic and racial harassment?

      Alita Nandi and Renee Reichl Luthra

      1. Area Effects
      2. Ethnic Groups
      3. Well Being
      4. Race Relations
    3. Ethnic and racial harassment and mental health: identifying sources of resilience

      Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra, and Michaela Benzeval

      1. Area Effects
      2. Social Networks
      3. Psychology
      4. Religion
      5. Ethnic Groups
      6. Well Being
      7. Social Capital
      8. Health
      9. Social Stratification
      10. Social Behaviour
      11. Social Psychology
      12. Race Relations
    4. Life satisfaction, ethnicity and neighbourhoods: is there an effect of neighbourhood ethnic composition on life satisfaction?

      Gundi Knies, Alita Nandi, and Lucinda Platt

      1. Area Effects
      2. Ethnic Groups
      3. Well Being
    5. Family instability throughout childhood: building a more detailed picture

      Mike Brewer, Alita Nandi, Seetha Menon, et al.

      1. Lone Parents
      2. Young People
      3. Households
      4. Family Formation And Dissolution
      5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Who experiences ethnic and racial harassment?

      Alita Nandi and Renee Reichl Luthra

      1. Crime And Justice
      2. Ethnic Groups
      3. Social Behaviour
      4. Race Relations
    7. The prevalence and persistence of ethnic and racial harassment and its impact on health: a longitudinal analysis

      Alita Nandi, Renee Reichl Luthra, Shamit Saggar, et al.

      1. Crime And Justice
      2. Ethnic Groups
      3. Well Being
      4. Societies
      5. Health
      6. Social Behaviour
      7. Social Psychology
      8. Race Relations
    8. Minority report: ethnic minorities in Britain are experiencing contrasting fortunes when we look at pay and poverty

      Paul Fisher and Alita Nandi

      1. Poverty
      2. Income Dynamics
      3. Wages And Earnings
      4. Ethnic Groups
    9. Working hours, work identity and subjective wellbeing

      Mark L. Bryan and Alita Nandi

      1. Psychology
      2. Sociology Of Labour
      3. Well Being
    10. Family instability throughout childhood: new estimates from the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society

      Mike Brewer and Alita Nandi

      1. Lone Parents
      2. Social Change
      3. Young People
      4. Family Formation And Dissolution
    11. Working hours, work identity and subjective wellbeing

      Alita Nandi and Mark L. Bryan

      1. Sociology Of Labour
      2. Labour Market
      3. Labour Economics
      4. Well Being
      5. Social Psychology
    12. A practical guide to using panel data

      Simonetta Longhi and Alita Nandi

      1. Research
      2. Surveys
    13. Patterns of minority and majority identification in a multicultural society

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt

      1. Area Effects
      2. Psychology
      3. Migration
      4. Ethnic Groups
    14. Localized power structure, conflict and poverty

      Anindya Bhattacharya, Anirban Kar, and Alita Nandi

      1. Politics
      2. Social Structure
      3. Rural Economics
      4. Labour Market
      5. Households
      6. Poverty
    15. Poverty across ethnic groups through recession and austerity

      Paul Fisher and Alita Nandi

      1. Economics
      2. Poverty
      3. Ethnic Groups

    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 56 in total

    1. Lies, damned lies and citizenship tests

    2. Why are more men filing for divorce than ever before?

    3. Separation effects: do women and children fare the worst financially after family separation?

    4. After the Pakistan school attack, we need to talk about Islam

    5. Is it time to drop the word 'ethnic' from our vocabulary?

    6. Women & children hit hardest by relationship break-ups

    7. Mothers and children suffer the most in family breakups

    8. Mothers and children suffer the most in family breakups, research suggests

    9. Women and children hit hardest by relationship break-ups as it is revealed that one in five single mothers fall into poverty after splitting with their partner

    10. Music unites UK faiths

    11. Being British. How do ethnic minorities feel when considering their Britishness?

    12. Non-British people more connected with British society

    13. Asians feel more British than white people

    14. Ethnic groups 'more British'

    15. Pakistanis feel more British than locals in Britain: study


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