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Income, income inequality and health: what can we learn from aggregate data?

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Author(s): Wildman J; Gravelle H; Sutton M

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Social Science & Medicine

Year: 2002

Volume: 54

Issue: 4

Pages: 577-589

ISSN (print): 0277-9536

ISSN (electronic): 1873-5347

Publisher: Pergamon


DOI: 10.1016/S0277-9536(01)00053-3

Notes: Social Science and medicine is a top ranked health economics journal, and a top ranked journal. This paper suggests that the evidence from aggregate data on the relationship between health and income needs to be treated with caution. The paper presents both empirical and theoretical problems. The paper has been widely cited in the literature since publication.


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