Isaac Sasson

Paper published in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (with Iñaki Permanyer & Francisco Villavicencio)

A new decomposition method of inequality in length of life to reconcile group- and individual-based approaches to health inequality. Rather than focus on group differences in life expectancy, it allows us to answer, for example, what is the probability that a white American outlives a black American (or vice versa) and how has the survival advantage/disadvantage changed over time? Read more here.

Figure: Over- and under-performance probabilities for black and whites Americans by gender, 1970-2017.