“Double jeopardy” - How the market penalizes the poorest

Poor households, already subject to severe financial constraints, suffer further collateral damage because goods and services are not designed for them. This creates conditions in which the poor end up paying proportionally higher prices for their purchases compared to other members of society. Faced with this reality, certain businesses are developing special programs that cater to low-income (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues15 September 2012

Public health: How to encourage people to lead a healthier lifestyle

To fight against health problems like obesity, smoking, and alcohol abuse, governments are (...)

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