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Effects of individualised follow-up on activation programme participants' self-sufficiency: A cluster-randomised study
Recent developments within activation policies emphasise tailor-made and individualised services; however, little is known of what the effects of these initiatives are. The aim of this study was, therefore, to analyse, in ...
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Material deprivation and health: A longitudinal study
(BioMed Central, 2016-08-08)
Background Does material deprivation affect the consequences of ill health? Answering this question requires that we move beyond the effects of income. Longitudinal data on material deprivation, longstanding illness and ...
Research protocol: A cluster-randomised study evaluating the effectiveness of a skill-training programme for social work professionals for improving the follow-up of low-income families within Norwegian welfare services
This paper presents a protocol for a cluster-randomised study that evaluates the effectiveness of a skill-training programme for social work professionals with the aim of improving the follow-up of low-income families ...
Success and failure in narrowing the disability employment gap: comparing levels and trends across Europe 2002–2014
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Background: International comparisons of the disability employment gap are an important driver of policy change. However, previous comparisons have used the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC), ...
Health effects of unemployment in Europe (2008–2011): a longitudinal analysis of income and financial strain as mediating factors
(BioMed Central, 2016-05-06)
Background: Unemployment has a number of negative consequences, such as decreased income and poor self- rated health. However, the relationships between unemployment, income, and health are not fully understood. Longitudinal ...
Unemployment transitions and self-rated health in Europe: A longitudinal analysis of EU-SILC from 2008 to 2011.
The Great Recession of 2008 has led to elevated unemployment in Europe and thereby revitalised the question of causal health effects of unemployment. This article applies fixed effects regression models to longitudinal ...
Individual-level changes in self-rated health before and during the economic crisis in Europe
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: Changes over time in self-rated health (SRH) are increasingly documented during the current economic crisis, though whether these are due to selection, causation, or methodological artefacts is unclear. This ...
The effects of skill training on social workers professional competences in Norway: results of a cluster-randomised study
(Oxford University Press, 2015-06-01)
Using a cluster-randomised design, this study analyses the effects of a government-administered skill training programme for social workers in Norway. The training programme aims toimprovesocial workers’ professionalcompetences ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in health during the Great Recession: A scoping review of the research literature
(SAGE Publications, 2018-10-10)
Aims: The so-called “Great Recession” in Europe triggered widespread concerns about population health, as reflected by an upsurge in empirical research on the health impacts of the economic crisis. A growing body of empirical ...