Is wealth good for your health?

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Dramatic increases in life span over the past 300 years went hand in hand with economic growth in the now-rich world. But is economic growth necessary and sufficient for good health? Or does good health provide the foundations for a strong economy? How much healthy life can money buy anyway?

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This event was on Thu, 27 Sep 2007

Christopher Dye

Professor Christopher Dye

Professor of Physic

Professor Dye was the Gresham Professor of Physic between 2005 and 2009. He is based at the World Health Organization, where he evaluates epidemiological and...

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