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Access to a doctor is essential, but overall health, it seems, is the sum of what happens in a lifetime.
Restoring stronger economic growth by encouraging more innovation would help reduce anger among many people who feel left behind, he said.
This may help explain Trump, according to economists studying mortality.
Nobelist Robert Shiller has lamented this fact in a recent New York Times Upshot column. "Economic inequality is already
Success and happiness is more than the amount of money you make. Success is accomplishing what you set out to do, be or have, like raising healthy children, saving lives as a doctor or making a specific income as an entrepreneur.
America is becoming a more divided society -- divided not only between whites and African Americans, but also between the 1 percent and the rest, and between the highly educated and the less educated, regardless of race.
For decades, the regulations for international commerce, for so-called free trade, have lined the pockets of the already wealthy and emptied those of workers thrown out of their jobs.
Yet, opposition to any government programs has hurt this segment of society the most, as they tend to be situated in the poorest red states that need and depend on government transfer payments -- such as social security, Medicare, Obamacare and food stamps.
Why do we seem to be the only developed country that is unable to sustain a healthy middle class, with all the benefits to economic growth that is passed on to every segment of society?
The work of Princeton professor Angus Deaton focuses on measuring poverty around the world.
Of course, an array of other factors (for instance, the number of kids you have, the amount of debt you carry, the cost of
The incorporation of business practices into solutions crafted by social entrepreneurs holds enormous promise. But if we force social entrepreneurships to actually become self-sustaining businesses, we will end up undermining their ability.
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People say money doesn't buy happiness. Except, according to a new study from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School