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Hajat Publishes on Employment and Educational Inequities in Mental Health

Posted: 5/26/2023 (CSDE Research)

In collaboration with several authors, CSDE Affiliate Anjum Hajat recently published “Differential employment quality and educational inequities in mental health: A causal mediation analysis” in Epidemiology. Using information on working-age adults from the 2001-2019 Panel Study of Income Dynamics, the authors construct a composite measure of employment quality via principal component analysis. The authors find that roughly 1/3 of US educational inequities in mental health distress may be mediated by differences in employment quality.

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