Monday, March 17
Tom Vogl: Differential Fertility, Human Capital, & Development
a PSC In The News reference
"Death Rates Remain Higher for Poor Black Americans" - Health Behavior News Service. 02/24/2011.
Citing findings from her recent study with John Bound and Cynthia Colen (American Journal of Public Health, forthcoming), Arline Geronimus says that despite improved economic conditions, working-age residents of urban poverty areas still suffer severe excess mortality. The failure to reduce the toll of chronic illness is of particular concern, said Geronimus.