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NYC Suicide Rate 29% Higher at Economy’s Nadir vs. Peak

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Timothy S. Paul


White Men Most Affected by Economy, Wall Street Volatility Not a Factor

New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.