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Speaker: Paul Wilson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Population and family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Commentator: Matthew Davis, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School and Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan Date: Monday, 01 February 4:00-5:30 pm Location: 1110 Weill Hall (Betty Ford Classroom), 735 S. State St., Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Sponsored by The Herbert H. and Grace A.
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Overview Traditional measures of poverty are based on income: if income is below a given threshold, then the family is determined to be poor. Some economists have suggested that a family's well-being is better measured by their total spending rather than their total income. That is, some families can have a satisfactory standard of living even if they have low current income. This may be due to the fact that the family can support consumption by drawing down assets.
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About the Conference Health policy is often equated with health insurance and programs explicitly linked with the provision of medical and health services. However, many public policies and expenditures can and do affect population health and health disparities, even though health is neither a central goal nor an anticipated side effect of these efforts.
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