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UNU-WIDER Health Improvements and Health Inequality during the Last 40 Years

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Health Improvements and Health Inequality during the Last 40 Years

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2006/10
Title:
Health Improvements and Health Inequality during the Last 40 Years
Authors:
Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Leonardo Menchini
Publication date:
2006
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291907782
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291907786
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2006
Keywords:
health status, health inequality, income inequality, welfare disparities
JEL:
D63, I12, I31, J13, O15
Project:
Jubilee Conference - WIDER Thinking Ahead
Sponsor:
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

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