Despite having had nearly a decade of economic growth, the United States is among many developed countries that lag behind under developed countries on various health indicators such as life expectancy. Although access to universal health care is also a major contributor to the level of health of a nation, growing evidence suggests that broader economic forces may be playing a larger role in determining a nation’s health status.
Recommended CitationAmin '01, Ketan (2001) "Income Distribution and Health: A Worldwide Analysis," The Park Place Economist: Vol. 9
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