Health outcomes in India

In thinking about the causes and consequences of health, an interesting measure is “self-reported health” where a surveyor asks whether a person is feeling well today. Ila Patnaik, Renuka Sane, S. V. Subramaniam and I have a new paper, Distribution of self-reported health in India: The role of income and geography, which has intruiging new facts about health in India using 3.5 million observations for 2018 and 2019.