Understanding Population Data for Inclusive Longitudinal Research (PDF)
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The 2018 report to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) by the independent Longitudinal Studies Strategic Review (LS Review) panel identified a risk that UK longitudinal population studies (LPS) lacked ‘representativeness’ and that harder to reach vulnerable and marginalised populations may not be well served by longitudinal research and are missing the benefits this brings.
Since the LS Review, the COVID-19 pandemic and governmental and societal emphasis on inequalities, regional differences in opportunities and social justice have reinforced the importance of equity in longitudinal research.
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