It makes sense to assume that when the economy is better, we feel better, We should have less illness and live longer. Correspondingly, in a sick economy, we too feel sicker. Not necessarily. A Recession’s Mortality Impact One study of European…
Trying to figure out why female life expectancy varies from state to state, researchers looked at personal behavior and her economic “context.”
Closely connected to tax revenue and civilian attitudes towards government, Russian vodka consumption was affected by economic incentives.
While death rates are a seemingly easy way to assess healthcare spending, other perspectives like DALYs could be better when we consider the tradeoffs.