Health and Inequality

@inproceedings{ODonnell2013HealthAI,
  title={Health and Inequality},
  author={Owen O'Donnell and Eddy van Doorslaer and Tom van Ourti},
  year={2013}
}
This discussion paper led to a chapter in: (A.B. Atkinson, F.J. Bourguigson (Eds.)), 2014, 'Handbook of Income Distribution', volume 2B, North Holland, Elsevier, chapter 18, 143 pages. We examine the relationship between income and health with the purpose of establishing the extent to which the distribution of health in a population contributes to income inequality and is itself a product of that inequality. The evidence supports a significant and substantial impact of ill-health on income… CONTINUE READING

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