Economic hardship and mental health

3 November 2020

Nuffield Fellow Dirk Witteveen and co-author Eva Velthorst find that lower-paid workers have suffered more economic hardship and related mental health complaints during the pandemic, exacerbating existing inequalities.

Dirk’s paper was covered on the University’s news pages ('COVID-19 inequality: poorest workers hit by worse outcomes', 13 October 2020).

(Dirk Witteveen and Eva Velthorst, ‘Economic hardship and mental health complaints during COVID-19’. Published in PNAS 117(44): 27277-27284, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2009609117)