Monday, December 14, 2009

Increases In Income Inequality Improve Health

countries that experienced big increases in inequality saw bigger improvements in health than those where inequality stayed stable or fell. In most cases, the effect isn’t significant, but the data certainly don’t support the hypothesis that rising inequality harms population health.
From "Look at the changes, not at the levels" by Andrew Leigh.

Read the complete post on Core Economics blog here.

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