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Global Patterns of Income and Health: Facts, Interpretations, and Policies

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Annual Lecture
Volume:
10
Title:
Global Patterns of Income and Health: Facts, Interpretations, and Policies
Authors:
Angus Deaton
Publication date:
May 2007
ISBN Printed:
9529520549
ISBN 13 Print:
9789529520541
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2007
Keywords:
health, mortality, inequality, income
JEL:
I10, J17, O15
Sponsor:
UNU-WIDER gratefully acknowledges the financial contributions to the research programme by the governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida), and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development).
Format:
online and printed copies
 
The lecture was given at the Marina Congress Centre in Helsinki on 29 September 2006.

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