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Equity, opportunity and health

Andrew Jones ()

Empirica, 2019, vol. 46, issue 3, No 2, 413-421

Abstract: Abstract This article sets out the foundations for a programme of research that aims to explore equality of opportunity in health by drawing on the statistical tools of causal and mediation analysis, while developing a normative approach to the role of early life circumstances and education as a source of inequality of opportunity in health.

Keywords: Equity; Equality of opportunity; Health (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I30 I14 I12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1007/s10663-019-09440-x

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