Life expectancy decline, Inflation vs Deflation

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A sociology professor helps us better understand why life expectancy is declining in the U.S. and what we can do to reverse it. Then, an economics professor looks at how we should balance inflation with concerns about deflation.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Michal Engelman Guest

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