Health in an Age of Globalization

  title={Health in an Age of Globalization},
  author={Sandy Jencks William Jack and Adriana Lleras - Muney},
  • Sandy Jencks William Jack, Adriana Lleras - Muney
  • Published 2004
When economists write about globalization, they focus on the movement of goods, people, information, and ideas, and they look at the effects on economic growth, poverty, and inequality. Health is not a primary focus of their attention. By contrast, much of the literature in public health views globalization as a threat to international health. On the relatively few occasions when economists have addressed health, they focus on the indirect effects, arguing that the economic benefits of… CONTINUE READING


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