Thinktanks & Research

Are Middle-Aged White Men Dying from Despair?

By James R. Rogers ● Law and Liberty ● 03/22/2018


Economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton have a couple of well-known papers…identifying a marked increase in death rates for middle-aged white American males without a college degree due to alcohol…drugs, and suicide. The upturn started around the year 2000, and the increase has been striking.

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