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Catherine Chittleborough

University of Adelaide, BetterStart Child Health and Development Group

Type of member: Regular

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Research priorities
Pathways and mechanisms: Cumulative and additive social risk exposures (e.g. transient v. persistent poverty). | Methodological issues: Methods for examining change over time including longitudinal effects studies. Root cause analysis to inform policy change.

Selected publications

Chittleborough, C. R., Searle, A. K., Smithers, L. G., Brinkman, S., & Lynch, J. W. (2016). How well can poor child development be predicted from early life characteristics? Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 35, 19-30. doi:10.1016/j.ecresq.2015.10.006

Pearce, A., Sawyer, A. C., Chittleborough, C. R., Mittinty, M. N., Law, C., & Lynch, J. W. (2016). Do early life cognitive ability and self-regulation skills explain socio-economic inequalities in academic achievement? An effect decomposition analysis in UK and Australian cohorts. Social Science & Medicine, 165, 108-118. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.07.016

Chittleborough, C. R., Mittinty, M. N., Lawlor, D. A., & Lynch, J. W. (2014). Effects of Simulated Interventions to Improve School Entry Academic Skills on Socioeconomic Inequalities in Educational Achievement. Child Development, 85(6), 2247-2262. doi:10.1111/cdev.12309