Friday, May 29, 2009

Health & inequality

The Institute for Public Health is hosting a seminar with authors Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett to discuss their new book The Spirit Level which argues that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone - rich as well as poor." This ground-breaking book, based on thirty years research, opens up a major new approach to improving our health, quality of life and environmental sustainability" ‘The Spirit Level: why more equal societies almost always do better June 3rd.

For a different perspective see Angus Deaton's 2003 JEL paper:

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