Deaton quoted in Wall Street Journal on mortality rates

Friday, Sep 16, 2016
by Center for Health & Wellbeing

A new Wall Street Journal article investigates the interaction between current political debates and declines in civic engagement seen in communities throughout the United States.  The article cites research from Anne Case and Angus Deaton finding increases in alcohol and drug-related deaths and suicides among middle-aged white Americans, and quotes Angus Deaton on the correlation between these trends and declines in local employment opportunities.

Read the article.