Demography Roundup #8
White high school dropouts are seeing big declines in life expectancy + the latest data on births in China and a curious rise in graduation rates.
#1: White high school dropouts are driving big declines in life expectancy among non-college Americans.
Anne Case and Angus Deaton, the Princeton economists known for their work on “deaths of despair,” released a new paper detailing a widening gap in death rates between Americans with and without a four-year college degree.
In 1992, the …