Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor Emeritus of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Presidential Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California.

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Opinion | Coronavirus exposes the inequality in America, and may exacerbate it

Covid-19 is widening the income and health inequalities underlying the ‘deaths of despair’ epidemic among less-educated white working class Americans. Hit by two epidemics, US life expectancy is set to fall for a record fourth year.

13 Oct 2020 - 9:13PM

Covid-19 is widening the income and health inequalities underlying the ‘deaths of despair’ epidemic among less-educated white working class Americans. Hit by two epidemics, US life expectancy is set to fall for a record fourth year.

Coronavirus exposes the inequality in America, and may exacerbate it