Tagged: inequality

Casting a long shadow: Infection drives stomach cancer inequalities in Māori and Pacific peoples - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Nov 28, 2016

By Dr Andrea Teng, Prof Tony Blakely, Prof Michael Baker, Prof Diana Sarfati In this Blog we discuss our recently published study that shows that infection from the bacteria Helicobacter pylori is the major driver of stomach cancer inequalities borne by Māori and Pacific peoples in NZ. We also discuss a possible next step which could be for one DHB … Read More

Why are some preventable cancer deaths in Māori and Pacific peoples increasing? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Oct 31, 2016

Dr Andrea Teng, June Atkinson, Dr George Disney, Prof Nick Wilson, Prof Diana Sarfati, Dr Melissa McLeod, Prof Tony Blakely Work we just published shows some adverse trends in cancer deaths by ethnic group, as well as some favourable trends. In this blog we discuss some of the key findings of this research and what the options are for NZ … Read More

Maori cancer divide highlighted in global study - News

Guest Work Oct 15, 2015

by Hunter Calder Cancer Researchers have found Māori in New Zealand have a higher chance of getting preventable cancerous diseases such as lung or cervical cancer than their non-indigenous peers. And they are also suffering higher cancer rates than indigenous people in other countries, where rates are similar to or lower than to those in non indigenous populations. Māori women were among the largest group … Read More

CEO Pay - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton May 07, 2015

I reprised this post at a symposium on CEO pay at Otago University on Friday.Here's my presentation - I had a half-hour to generally survey the lit on why CEOs are paid what they're paid.  Note that I here overestimated the pay ratio in New Zeala... Read More

Harford on inequality - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker May 06, 2015

At his blog Tim Harford has been writing on The truth about inequality. He says,How serious a problem is inequality? And if it is serious, what can be done about it?Myths abound. Many people seem to believe that Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century showed that wealth inequality is at an all-time high; instead, his data show … Read More