About the Authors

Arijit Nandi

arijit.nandi@mcgill.ca

Affiliations Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Mohammad Hajizadeh

Affiliation School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Sam Harper

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Alissa Koski

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Erin C. Strumpf

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Economics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Jody Heymann

Affiliation Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AN MH SH AK ECS JH. Analyzed the data: AN. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: AN. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AN MH SH AK ECS JH. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: AN MH SH AK ECS JH. Led the initial development and framing of the global quantitative laws and policy databases on which this analysis is based: JH. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.