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Sociology Research


Elias Nosrati is a Cambridge Trust International Scholar. His research focuses on the political economy of public health and the interface between social and medical sciences. His doctoral work tracks the causal impacts of industrial decline and punitive social policy on health inequalities in the United States.

Research Interests

- Political economy

- Public health

- Causal inference


Undergraduate Course Supervision:

SOC3: Modern Societies II: Global Social Problems and Dynamics of Resistance

Social Context of Health and Illness, Faculty of Biology

Key Publications - Book Chapters

Nosrati, E. (2017). “Survivre à Montparnasse” (book chapter) in Michel Offerlé. (Ed.) Patrons en France. Paris: La Découverte, pp. 220–231.

Key Publications - Journal Articles

Manandhar, M., Hawkes, S., Buse, K., Nosrati, E., Magar, V. (2018). Gender, health and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. In press.

Nosrati, E., Ash, M., Marmot, M., McKee, M., King, L. P. (2018). The association between income and life expectancy revisited: deindustrialization, incarceration, and the widening health gap. International Journal of Epidemiology. 47(3):720–730.

Nosrati, E.,  Jenum, A.K., Tran, A.T., Marmot, M., King, L.P. (2018). Ethnicity and place: the geography of diabetes inequalities under a strong welfare state. European Journal of Public Health. 28(1): 30–34.

Daoud, A., Nosrati, E., Reinsberg, B., Kentikelenis, A., Stubbs, T., King L. (2017). The Impact of International Monetary Fund Programs on Child Health. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114(25): 6492-6497.

Key Publications - Other

Nosrati, E., Hawkes, S. 2018. Gender and Non-Communicable Diseases: A Review. Report commissioned by the World Health Organization. Forthcoming.

Global Health 50/50 Collective. Inaugural Global Health 50/50 Report. London, 8 March, 2018.

PhD Supervisor

Media Articles

Research Groups & Affiliations


Stephen Cotgrove Prize for Sociology, 2013, awarded by the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, for academic excellence within the discipline.

Job Title:
PhD Candidate, Clare Hall
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