Multidimensional Inequality Framework: a Resource for Understanding and Tackling Inequalities in Health and Wellbeing (LSE / IFS)

Summary

Researchers based primarily at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have introduced a MIF tool, which involves seven domains of health / wellbeing inequalities and their social determinants.

“The Multidimensional Inequality Framework (MIF) provides a systematic approach to measuring and analysing inequalities across the key aspects of life which overall determine the capability for people to enjoy a good quality of life”.

The seven domains comprise:

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Reference

The Framework (MIF). [Online]: Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity (AFSEE) / International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) [and] Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), July 2019.

This relates to:

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Reference

McKnight, A. Loureiro, PM. [and] Vizard, P. (2019). MIF: Multidimensional Inequality Framework. London: Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity (AFSEE) / International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) [and] Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), July 2019.

The IFS Deaton Review

Probably also of interest, the IFS Deaton Review aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of inequalities in the twenty-first century; including inequalities in living standards, health, political participation and opportunity; whether between rich vs. poor, by gender, ethnicity, geography and/or education.

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Reference

Joyce, R. [and] Xu, X. (2019). Inequalities in the twenty-first century: introducing the IFS Deaton Review. the Institute for Fiscal Studies. London: Institute for Fiscal Studies [and] Nuffield Foundation, May 2019. ISBN: 978-1-912805-21-1.

Low-Quality Work

Estimates concerning the prevalence and health impact of “low quality” work:

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Reference

Tinson, A. (2020). What the quality of work means for our health. London: Health Foundation, February 4th 2020.

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