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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Socioeconomic Inequality in Psychological Distress in the UK: An Update

Xiaoying Gao, Apostolos Davillas () and Andrew Jones ()
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Xiaoying Gao: University of York

No 14790, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Abstract: This paper extends the earlier work of Davillas and Jones (2021) on socioeconomic inequality in mental health, measured by the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), to include the second national lockdown up to March 2021.

Keywords: COVID-19, health equity; socioeconomic inequality, GHQ, mental health, psychological distress (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C1 D63 I12 I14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 25 pages
Date: 2021-10
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