Historical origins of health inequality

Abstract

Health inequality is a well-documented feature of all modern societies and has also been described in many historical analyses. However, it is not known if health inequality is an inevitable characteristic of human communities.

In this study, we investigate the evolutionary, psychological and social origins of health inequality.

Core research team

Funding: Wellcome Trust (Grant No. 205427/Z/16/Z) from 2020 to 2022