Study: Unhealthy sleep assimilation among immigrants may be correlated with labor market

Upon their arrival in a foreign country, immigrants tend to be healthier than natives, but their advantage erodes with time, despite improvements in earnings and socio-economic status. A new study published in the European Sociological Review by Francesco Billari (a demographer at Bocconi Department of Social and Political sciences, as well as the University’s Rector), with Osea Giuntella, Fabrizio Mazzonna, and Luca Stella, documents that the health trajectory is strongly associated to the evolution of sleeping behavior.

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