Causal effects of alcohol and mental health problems on employment outcomes: Harnessing UK Biobank and linked administrative data

This project will assess the causal effects of alcohol consumption and depression on social and economic outcomes, including employment, receipt of welfare benefits and income

The economic and social value of health from childhood to later life

This project aims to generate new knowledge and expand understanding of the impact that a person’s physical and mental health has on their economic and social outcomes over their life course and across generations.

The causal impact of health status on labour market outcomes: consequences for individuals and households

This project will use econometric techniques to provide new UK evidence on the relationships between health status and work outcomes.

Life course impacts of health status on social and economic outcomes and transitions

This project will identify and analyse longitudinal data in order to establish and measure the impact of changes in health status, and provide insight for policy-makers

Social and economic consequences of health status: causal inference methods and longitudinal, intergenerational data

This project will use causal inference methods to assess how health status causally affects social and economic outcomes. 

A review of international case studies of policy approaches to benefit population health

Research to develop international case studies highlighting examples where national, regional or local governments have introduced social policies that have sought to maximise benefits to population health through action outside the health service sector. Led by the UK Health Forum. Due to...

Competition policy in five European countries

Project led by the University of York, supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. The final report focuses on the use of competition policies in health systems across five European countries (France, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal), and how learning from these co...

On the brink: Identifying, integrating and responding to the early warnings of organisational failure

Project led by the University of Oxford and supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. Focuses on how to detect and respond to the early signals of failures in health care, before risks develop into major failures. Will review a wide range of relevant literature and interv...

Population change and the provision and use of NHS maternity services

Project led by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. Due summer 2016. Focuses on understanding how NHS services respond to increased demand without a corresponding increase in available resources. Will analyse the effect of p...

Changing together – brokering constructive conversations

Project led by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), PPL and the Institute for Government; supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. Due summer 2016. Focuses on how best to create constructive conversations between local services and communities to transform serv...