Lifespan now more associated with college degree than race

In research conducted by Princeton University economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton, it was found that the lifespan divide between Black and White Americans has shrunk by 70% since 1990; however, the difference in lifespan between those that do – and do not – have a bachelor’s degree has more than doubled. Due to the onslaught of COVID-19, Case expects this educational divide to worsen. “Education turned out to be a really sharp knife in regard to death” Read full article here


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