A short write-up about our latest ⁦⁩ paper on social spending & healthcare spending. Social spending is a good thing. It can be a great way to improve people’s health. It probably just won’t reduce healthcare spending.
Turns out that the evidence for "US health care spending is high because social spending is low" is really fragile. Terrific paper in by
The Relationship Between US Health Spending and Social Spending: A Surprising Finding via & et al