August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. A recently published paper in the Journal of Population Economics demonstrates that levels of consistently poor mental health were higher among Native American peoples than among White or Black Americans in every year between 1993 and 2020, and these levels have been rising.
Blanchflower, D.G., Feir, D.L.: Native Americans’ experience of chronic distress in the USA. Journal of Population Economics 36, 885–909 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-022-00910-4 — Free Readlink: https://rdcu.be/c3NqP
- GLO Fellows Danny G. Blanchflower and Donn. L. Feir
- Video of Blanchflower paper presentation during the JOPE Spring Conference 2023.