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Is Austerity Good for our Health?

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Professor Theresa Marteau.

Presenter: Larry King, Professor of Sociology, Cambridge Respondent: Chris Thoung (Christ’s MCR : economics; public policy) Chair: Aristides Diamant (Christ’s MCR : molecular biology)

In his talk, Professor King will consider a series of related issues: 1) What is austerity? What policies are associated with it? 2) Who wins and who loses from austerity economics? 3) How is public health affected by austerity related programs? 4) Can public health be used to measure economic change?

This is the first of a series of planned seminars at Christ’s College on “Changing Health”

For more details please contact:

Theresa Marteau tm388@cam.ac.uk or Sarah Franklin sbf25@cam.ac.uk (SCR) Stephen Harrison sh516@cam.ac.uk (MCR)

This talk is part of the Changing Health series.

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