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Inequality of education, income and health status in three Norwegian male cohorts

Kari Skrede

Inequality of education, income and health status in three Norwegian male cohorts

by Kari Skrede

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Published by Institute of Applied Social Research in Oslo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway,
  • Norway.
    • Subjects:
    • Educational equalization -- Norway.,
    • Income distribution -- Norway.,
    • Health status indicators -- Norway.,
    • Norway -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKari Skrede.
      SeriesINAS memorandum ;, no. 13
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN563.5 .S57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3902636M
      LC Control Number81464975

      Kari Skrede has written: 'Inequality of education, income and health status in three Norwegian male cohorts' -- subject(s): Social conditions, Educational equalization, Income distribution, Health.   The Nordic countries – Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland – typically have considerably less income and wealth inequality, thanks to both robust social safety nets and progressive taxation. They also top indexes of industrialized countries measuring quality of life indicators such as longevity, health, work-life balance, and vacations.

      Educational inequality is the unequal distribution of academic resources, including but not limited to; school funding, qualified and experienced teachers, books, and technologies to socially excluded communities tend to be historically disadvantaged and oppressed. More times than not, individuals belonging to these marginalized groups are also denied access to the schools.   According to the EU poverty line (those who earn less than 60 percent of the median income), the proportion of poor in Norway has risen from percent to percent four years later. Around per cent of all children in Oslo live in households that have low income, and people with immigrant background account for 43 per cent of all the poor.

        Full-time workers between the ages of 25 and 64 with at least a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $84, per year, compared to $42, for those with only a high school diploma. There is Author: Jonathan Rothwell.   A group of Scandinavian researchers recently did an experiment trying to tease that out. Their goal: to find out how social attitudes towards inequality in the U.S. and Norway differ, in an effort.


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Inequality of education, income and health status in three Norwegian male cohorts (INAS memorandum)Author: Kari Skrede. The fact that education, class, and income influence health through different pathways implies that differences between the Nordic countries in income inequalities in health may not be equal to differences in educational and class inequalities in health found in earlier studies on these by:   Aims: This study describes inequalities and trends in health according to socioeconomic status in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT I and II) and contribute to the ongoing discussion on the magnitude of inequalities in health in the Nordic welfare produce data comparable to recent European studies, occupational data in the HUNT Study were reclassifi ed according to the Cited by: Income Inequality and Education Revisited: Persistence, Endogeneity, and Heterogeneity Prepared by David Coady and Allan Dizioli May Abstract This paper presents new results on the relationship between income inequality and education expansion—that is, increasing average years of schooling and reducing inequality of by: 3.

CHANGES IN INCOME, EDUCATION AND HEALTH INEQUALITY OVER THE LAST 20 YEARS: EVIDENCE FROM LATIN AMERICA, AFRICA AND SOUTH ASIA Human Development Report BACKGROUND PAPER 3 Main findings of the study From toLatin America recorded an average decline of Gini points in the distribution of Size: 1MB.

A risk of cross-sectoral policy initiatives, like the Norwegian policy to reduce health inequalities, is that there will often be multiple and possibly conflicting aims. When reforms are being launched in areas such as education or work, overall effect expectations might override a focus on inequality, if at all considered in programme and evaluation by: 7.

Firstly, a highly unequal society implies that a substantial segment of the population is impoverished, and poverty is bad for health. Secondly, and more contentiously, income inequality is thought to affect the health of not just the poor, but the better off in society as by:   Abstract.

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate socio-economic inequalities in health care utilization from the s and through the last 3 decades in a Norwegian county s: Altogether, observations of 97 individuals during surveys in –86 (83% eligible responses), –97 (51% eligible responses) and –08 (50% eligible Cited by: Health Inequalities.

Large inequalities in health status and life expectancy exist across population groups and within the OECD countries. These inequalities in health status are linked to many factors, including differences in exposure to health risk factors and in access to health care. Most OECD countries have endorsed, as major policy objectives, the reduction of inequalities in health status and the principle of equal access to health care.

Sam Peltzman, “Mortality Inequality”, Journal of Economic Perspectives 23(4), Fall Online here. See the data quality and definitions section of the income inequality page for more information about the Gini coefficient for income.

The visualization shows the total life expectancy since birth and not the remaining life expectancy. If health depends on others' incomes, for example if health is linked to relative deprivation, then income will be protective of health for individuals, and income inequality will be hazardous to health in the aggregate.

8 But if the NLMS is used to look at the probability of death as a function of income for white males and females on a state. Socio-economic inequalities in Norwegian health care low education (interaction of time education among men: P.

Income is related to health in three ways: through the gross national product of countries, the income of individuals, and the income inequalities among rich nations and among geographic areas. A c Cited by:   It has been repeatedly shown that socioeconomic status can have a detrimental effect on health.

[] Socioeconomic differences in health outcomes including mortality are one of the most consistent findings in epidemiology [].Income [8,9], occupation [10,11], and education [] are all among major determinants of population distribution of by: 6. Health and wealth have always been closely related (Wilkinson, ), and economically disadvantaged racial/ethnic minority populations in the United States experience worse health status on multiple indicators of physical health (Williams, in press).

The existence of inequality—a property of the population in question—thus has important consequences for the health of individuals and by: 5. Higher education attendance; Tertiary completion rate; Less than 2 years of schooling; Less than 4 years of schooling; Mean years of education; Select an indicator on learning.

Youth literacy rate; Learning achievement in reading (primary) Learning achievement in reading (upper secondary) Learning achievement in mathematics (primary). But is education the answer to income inequality. Since the early s, middle class incomes in the U.S. have stagnated while the incomes of the top 1 percent have, with occasional short interruptions, grown dramatically.

As a result, the top 1 percent income share increased from percent of total income in to percent in Inequality in health and the class position of women – the Norwegian Experience Article in Sociology of Health & Illness 13(4) - May with 34 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Espen Dahl.

This paper presents new results on the relationship between income inequality and education expansion—that is, increasing average years of schooling and reducing inequality of schooling. When dynamic panel estimation techniques are used to address issues of persistence and endogeneity, we find a large, positive, statistically significant and stable relationship between inequality Cited by: 3.

Health Inequality. Health inequalities are differences in health (or differences in important influences on health) that are systematically associated with being socially disadvantaged (e.g., being poor, a member of a disadvantaged racial/ethnic group, or female), and that put already disadvantaged groups at further disadvantage.

affects gender inequality; that gender inequality affects growth and hence income; or both. Or, it may simply be that common underlying factors determine both income and gender inequality. In this paper, we investigate the relationships among gender inequality, income, and growth, using data for over countries over the past three by: Social inequalities in health and disease.

Social inequalities in health apply to virtually all diseases, injuries and disorders (Dahl, ). Social status affects health, although the reverse can be the case, that health problems can interfere with education and career, and consequently lead to a low socioeconomic position.In reading, female students consistently outperform male students from fourth grade through high school.

Inthe male-female test score gap in fourth-grade reading was about half of a grade level, and in eighth grade it was even larger, at four-fifths of a grade level. At reading gaps persist at just over half a grade level.