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Ben Barr - Public Health

Ben Barr is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Applied Public Health Research. He leads research using econometric and quasi-experimental methods to investigate the impact of national and local natural policy experiments on inequalities in mental and physical health and the employment of people with disabilities. He works with local governments across the North West developing the evidence base for their action on the social determinants of health; leads an ESRC-funded international consortium on work and health; and has established a Longitudinal Neighbourhood Data Resource for the NIHR CLAHRC NWC, including a longitudinal household survey, which supports applied health inequalities research across the North West. He advises the Department of Health and Social Care on resource allocation policy and the WHO on monitoring health equity in Europe.


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31st January 2019

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17th May 2019



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June 2019 - March 2020