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The Life Expectancy Gap is Widening

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People with relatively little education and comparatively low earnings don't live as long as those with higher levels of education and income. That much has been known for some time. But it turns out that this gap is widening significantly, and is starting to have big effects on Social Security, Medicare and other programs. Read the full article here: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-09-17/the-life-expectancy-gap-grows-wider

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The Life Expectancy Gap is Widening

  1. 1. LIFE EXPECTANCY GAP THE IS GROWING WIDER +5 YEARS +13 YEARS LIFESPAN DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN HIGH EARNERS AND LOW EARNERS BORN 1930 BORN 1960
  2. 2. 50 YEAR OLDS WHO WILL SURVIVE TO AGE 85. 25% 66% Want to learn more about the widening life expectancy gap? Read the full article: BloombergView - PETER ORSZAG - @porszag HIGH EARNERS LOW EARNERS

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