Anne Case (Princeton University) will present research on "Morbidity and Mortality in Working Class America."
This is part of research, joint with Angus Deaton (Princeton), documenting and exploring rising mortality for middle aged Americans - deaths of despair.
Professor Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus at Princeton University, where she is the Director of the Research Program in Development Studies. Dr. Case has written extensively on health over the life course. She has been awarded the Kenneth J. Arrow Prize in Health Economics from the International Health Economics Association, for her work on the links between economic status and health status in childhood, and the Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for her research on midlife morbidity and mortality.