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

Anandi
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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 61 - 71 of 71 in total

    1. Who are the UK's minority ethnic groups? Issues of identification and measurement in a longitudinal study

      Jonathan Burton, Alita Nandi, and Lucinda Platt

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Ethnic Groups
      3. Social Policy
    2. Women's economic gains from employment, marriage and cohabitation

      Alita Nandi

      1. Labour Market
      2. Family Formation And Dissolution
    3. Who are the UK's minority ethnic groups? Issues of identification and measurement in a longitudinal survey.

      Jonathan Burton, Alita Nandi, and Lucinda Platt

    4. Who are the UK's minority ethnic groups? Issues of identification and measurement in a longitudinal study

      Jonathan Burton, Alita Nandi, and Lucinda Platt

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Ethnic Groups
      3. Social Policy
    5. Women's Economic Gains from Employment, Marriage and Cohabitation

      Alita Nandi

    6. Identifying Race and Ethnicity in the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

      Audrey Light and Alita Nandi

    7. Ethnic Minority Women's Poverty and Economic Well-Being

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt

    8. Using qualitative and quantitative methods to develop ethnic identity questions in the UK

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt

    9. How and when does the mode of data collection affect survey measurement?

      Annette Jäckle, Pamela C. Campanelli, Peter Lynn, et al.

    10. How and when does the mode of data collection affect survey measurement?

      Annette Jäckle, Pamela C. Campanelli, Peter Lynn, et al.

    11. Gendered Income Inequalities in the UK

      Alita Nandi and Lucinda Platt


    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. Asians feel more British than white people

    13. Non-British people more connected with British society

    14. Ethnic groups 'more British'

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


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