Unequal, alienated and unwell? The consequences of local economic inequality for individual and societal well-being

Is economic inequality bad for individuals and societies alike?  The project sheds light on this hotly debated question by studying how income inequality experienced in local residential settings—the immediate neighborhood and beyond—within Denmark is related to individuals’ well-being, social connectivity and ties with the state.

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Researchers

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Marie Heldgaard Seestedt PhD Fellow +4535333593 E-mail
Merlin Schaeffer Associate Professor +4535331692 E-mail
Peter Thisted Dinesen Professor +4535323375 E-mail

Funded by:

Rockwool Foundation

Unequal, alienated and unwell? The consequences of local economic inequality for individual and societal well-being has received a three year funding from Rockwool Foundation

Project: Unequal, alienated and unwell? The consequences of local economic inequality for individual and societal well-being (Project no.: 117003)
Period: 2019-2022

Contact

Peter Thisted Dinesen
Department of Political Science
Mail: ptd@ifs.ku.dk 
Phone: 35 32 33 75 

External members:

Name Title
Kim Mannemar Sønderskov Professor, Aarhus University