The Health Consequences of Inequality

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Some economists think there’s a link between America’s economically unequal society and its health problems.

Societies with bigger income differences between rich and poor do worse on a whole range of measures. They have worse health. They have more violence. They have more drug problems. Standards of child well-being are worse,” says Richard Wilkinson, a British epidemiologist who wrote a book about the links between economics and health.

About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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