Death Rate on the Rise for Uneducated Middle-Age White Americans

Death Rate on the Rise for Uneducated Middle-Age White Americans

– WASHINGTON – A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls “deaths of despair” – suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases. The new paper by two Princeton University economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, concludes that the trend is driven by […]