Novel study shows link between economic opportunity and health, health behaviors and mortality

Three Harvard Pop Center faculty members are authors of a novel study published in the American Journal of Public Health that shows a link between economic opportunity – as measured by income differences between generations – and health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), overall health and mortality. Learn more about the findings of this national … Continue reading “Novel study shows link between economic opportunity and health, health behaviors and mortality”

Universal education in Uganda and its impact on HIV stigma

Alexander Tsai and Atheendar Venkataramani have co-authored a study in Social Science and Medicine examining the causal effect of education on HIV stigma in Uganda. The study found that negative attitudes about HIV were as prevalent among younger people as among older, despite the younger people having received additional schooling (as a result of a … Continue reading “Universal education in Uganda and its impact on HIV stigma”