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2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

Relation between income inequality and mortality: empirical demonstration

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Wolfson, M.C., George A. Kaplan, John W. Lynch, N. Ross, and E. Backlund. 2000. "Relation between income inequality and mortality: empirical demonstration." Western Journal of Medicine, 172(1): 22-24.

Considerable debate surrounds the impact of socioeconomic circumstances on individuals' health. Recent results suggest that there is a link not only between individual socioeconomic circumstances and health but also between the socioeconomic milieu in which individuals live and their health.

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