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measurement and evolution of healthy [sic] inequality

Jonathan Skinner

measurement and evolution of healthy [sic] inequality

evidence from the U.S. Medicare population

by Jonathan Skinner

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social medicine -- United States,
  • Social classes -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States,
  • Medicare

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMeasurement and evolution of health inequality.
    StatementJonathan Skinner, Weiping Zhou.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 10842., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 10842.
    ContributionsZhou, Weiping, M.S., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17625178M
    OCLC/WorldCa56898663

    employment, access to health care, access to healthy foods, environmental pollutants, and occupational safety. 4. The link between social determinants of health, including social, economic, and environmental conditions, and health outcomes is widely recognized in the public health literature. measurement, assessment and evaluation as they are used in education. When I asked the question, "what is the difference between assessment and evaluation," I usually got a lot of blank stares. Yet, it seems that understanding the differences between measurement, assessment, and File Size: KB.

    JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC THEORY 2, () On the Measurement of Inequality ANTHONY B. ATKINSON Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge, England Received Novem 1. INTRODUCTION Measures of inequality are used by economists to answer a wide range of questions. Is the distribution of income more equal than . This booklet contains the overview from Poverty in a Rising Africa, Africa Poverty Report doi: / The PDF of the final, full-length book.

    GLOBALIZATION AND WITHIN-COUNTRY INCOME INEQUALITY CHAPTER 7 the top 1 per cent in the United States fell from almost 20 per cent in the late s to about 10 per cent in the s. While the timing of drops varied somewhat across countries, by the share of the top 1 per cent of income was comparable to the. Promoting Health, Preventing Disease The economic case This book provides an economic perspective on health promotion and chronic disease prevention, and gives a rationale for assessing the economic case for action. It provides a comprehensive review of the evidence base in support of a broad range of public health interventions, addressing not.


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