Income inequality and population health: a panel data analysis on 21 developed countries

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Roberta Torre; Mikko Myrskylä;
  • Subject: OECD countries, income distribution, mortality, panmixia
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The relative income-health hypothesis postulates that income distribution is one of the key determinants of population health. The discussion on the age and gender patterns of this association is still open. We test the relative income-health hypothesis using a panel da... View more
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