Do Recessions Really Help People Live Longer, Healthier Lives? – Real Time Economics – WSJ

A new round has opened in the debate over whether recessions are good or bad for public health. Some researchers have found that death rates fall during recessions. But a new study argues such findings may be distorted by migration, as people move away from places that have fallen on hard times and flock to places with booming economies.

Source: Do Recessions Really Help People Live Longer, Healthier Lives? – Real Time Economics – WSJ

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