Economics of Public Health

Economics of Public Health features articles on the economic value of investing in health and interventions that prevent ill health.

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Health Inequalities Explained

Health inequalities are differences in health outcomes, access to care and/or health determinants that exist between different population groups due ...
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Wider Determinants of Health Explained

The wider determinants of health are the social, economic and environmental factors that influence our health ...
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The Economics of Climate Adaptation

There will be opportunities for the UK from climate change. Warmer winters may sound quite appealing at this moment as ...
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The Health Economics of Climate Change

Climate change is a public health issue because it threatens the well-being of people around the world. The health economic ...
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£38bn per annum: A comprehensive economic cost of child poverty in the UK

Cost of Child Poverty in the UK How many children live in poverty in the UK? "For the 3.9 million ...
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The Economics of Preventative Healthcare

On the face of it, raising taxes on products which harm health is likely to be a win-win. Why are ...
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Spring Statement 2022: Opportunity or Threat to Public Health?

There is a compelling case for the Chancellor to restore real spending levels on public health and illness prevention in ...

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