Why are poor people more often ill? There are many answers to this question. Gabriella Conti from University of Chicago has a totally different view than most people: Her research shows how health can be spoiled already for small children. She works with Economics Nobel Laureate James Heckman – but not only with him, but also with biologists and geneticists. This way, she combines the results from all disciplines and works for combining economics with other disciplines in a better way
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