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Health messages can save lives and money

Dr Paul Fisher describes his new study on the impact of a personalised blood pressure warning on health behaviours and outcomes co-authored with Professor Sonia Bhalotra, Professor Adeline Delavande and Dr Jonathan James (University of Bath).

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Basic Income – testing of a fascinating policy

Iva Tasseva looks at why ISER’s tax-benefit microsimulation model EUROMOD is essential for analysing the morning-after effects of tax and benefit reforms, and how new studies using the model have tested out the controversial and increasingly politically fascinating idea of a Basic Income.

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Maternal mortality and women’s political participation

A new study by Professor Sonia Bhalotra and co-authors Damian Clarke (Universidad de Santiago de Chile), Joseph Gomes (University of Navarra) and Atheendar Venkataramani (University of Pennsylvania) has found that raising women’s political participation has a dramatic effect on a neglected aspect of women’s health – fewer women die within 42 days of childbirth.

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Lower child mortality: a boost to women’s labour market opportunities

In a blog for Global Dev, MiSoC’s Professor Sonia Bhalotra together with Atheendar Venkataramani (Perelman School of Medicine) and Selma Walther (applied microeconomist) investigate whether public investments in reducing child mortality may encourage women into greater economic activity.