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Dr Nicola Barban Reader, University of Essex

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Email
nicola.barban@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 874683
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2N2.5A.10
Personal homepage
http://www.nicolabarban.com
Curriculum vitae

I am a demographer interested in family formation, genetics in social science and life course analysis. I am a co-Director of the ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) and an Associate Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. I did my PhD in Statistical Sciences at the University of Padova, Italy. Before moving to Essex, I worked as Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford and as postdoctoral researcher at University of Groningen.

Research Interests

  • Demography
  • Sociogenomics
  • Social interactions
  • Life course
  • Migration and Ethnicity

Publications

  1. The power of polygenic scores of reproductive behavior and their relationship to other fertility traits

    M.C. Melinda, Nicola Barban, and F.C. Tropf

  2. Causal effects of the timing of life-course events: age at retirement and subsequent health

    Nicola Barban, X. de Luna, E. Lundholm, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
  3. Hidden heritability due to heterogeneity across seven populations

    Felix C. Tropf, S. Hong Lee, Renske M. Verweij, et al.

    1. Sociology
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics

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