Conservative state policies are killing Americans. U.S. life expectancy gains since 2010 would be 25% greater for women & 13% greater for men if state policies hadn’t become more conservative.
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American Politics | Family, Life Course, and Society | Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation
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Coauthors of the published study include, in alphabetical order: Jason Beckfield, Julene Kemp Cooney, Jacob M. Grumbach, Mark D. Hayward, Huseyin Zeyd Koytak, Steven H. Woolf, and Anna Zajacova. The author of this research brief thanks Dr. Shannon Monnat for editorial feedback on an earlier draft.
Carnegie Corporation of New York, National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health
Karas Montez, Jennifer, "Conservative State Policies Damage U.S. Life Expectancy" (2020). Population Health Research Brief Series. 17.
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