Letting the Gini out of the bottle? Challenges facing the relative income hypothesis.

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The relative income hypothesis interprets statistical associations between income inequality and average health status at the population level, as evidence that income inequality has a deleterious psychosocial effect on individual health. An alternative explanation is that these, population-level associations, are statistical artefacts of curvilinear… (More)

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@article{Ellison2002LettingTG, title={Letting the Gini out of the bottle? Challenges facing the relative income hypothesis.}, author={George T. H. Ellison}, journal={Social science & medicine}, year={2002}, volume={54 4}, pages={561-76} }