Economics, human biology and inequality: A review of "puzzles" and recent contributions from a Deatonian perspective.

Abstract

The Nobel laureate Angus Deaton concentrated his work on puzzling developments and phenomena in economics. Puzzles are exciting elements in economics, because readers feel challenged by the question of how they can be solved. Among the puzzles analyzed by Deaton are: (1) Mortality increase of white, U.S. non-Hispanic men (2000 to today); (2) Why are height… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ehb.2016.10.012

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