Enhancing Health Capital and Promoting Common Prosperity from the Perspective of Emerging Technologies


  • Wen Ren Graduate School of Finance and Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China Author
  • Bibo Wu Inner Mongolia University ofFinanceandEconomics, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China Author
  • Wei Tong Graduate School of Finance and Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China Author




Health capital, Social mobility, Common prosperity, Emerging technologies


Achieving common prosperity is the essential requirement of socialism with Chinese characteristics and requires promoting social fairness and justice by improving the health level of the entire population. Health capital plays a crucial role in personal development, social mobility, and economic growth. However, health disparities among different groups also constrain income distribution and social mobility. In the process of building a healthy China, emerging technologies have provided new paths for narrowing health inequalities and improving health capital. This paper first analyzes how inequality in health capability affects social mobility and then explores the application of emerging technologies such as internet healthcare, artificial intelligence, wearable devices, and genetic technology in promoting public health. It also presents practical cases to demonstrate the positive role of these technologies in improving medical efficiency and quality. In terms of theoretical foundation, the paper comprehensively applies theories of human capital, social stratification, and public economics, striving to deepen the understanding of the relationship between health and common prosperity from an interdisciplinary perspective. Finally, policy suggestions are put forward in terms of optimizing fiscal expenditure structure, improving health insurance, and incentivizing health promotion. The challenges and countermeasures that may be faced in policy implementation are also discussed. Narrowing the health gap requires leveraging the empowering role of emerging technologies, optimizing health investment structure, and improving policy systems while adhering to the concept of co-construction and sharing. This will ultimately enable the entire population to share the fruits of healthy development and provide a health foundation for promoting common prosperity.


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Enhancing Health Capital and Promoting Common Prosperity from the Perspective of Emerging Technologies






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W. Ren, B. . Wu, and W. Tong, “Enhancing Health Capital and Promoting Common Prosperity from the Perspective of Emerging Technologies”, ijetaa, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 17–24, May 2024, doi: 10.62677/IJETAA.2404116.