Weekly Roundup: Sex differences in Partner Selection
Plus resource allocation in a pandemic, using Twitter to crowdsource symptoms, the relationship between being indebted and subjective well-being, and improving a hospital's public quality metrics.
The Inverse Care Law
Socially disadvantaged people get less healthcare than socially advantaged people despite all the efforts to the contrary. Why is this? The Inverse Care Law forms the basis of a framework for getting some answers. But that just brings us to another question. What can we do about it?
Social Health and Rural Populations
The effect of social health insurance is often thought to be universally positive. The results, however, are mixed at best.
COVID-19 may have led to a decrease in worldwide inequality
Prevailing wisdom says that income inequality has increased due to COVID-19. But has it? A new working paper by Angus Deaton argues exactly the opposite: inequality has actually decreased. But only if one takes China out of the picture.