Daily Archives: December 29, 2013

Amazing Illusion


Life Expectancy in the U.S.: Race to the Bottom

Emily Oster’s graph of the year: Why is the U.S. falling behind in life expectancy? Amidst all the focus on health insurance, I think it’s crucial not to lose focus on the fact that — insurance or not — the United States is lagging behind in health status. This chart — from a broader report — demonstrates […]