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Health inequalities and development

Theme: 2006-07

The purpose of this project was to investigate issues related to health inequality. Although health is an important indicator of overall wellbeing, it is only recently that research has focused on health inequality. This project brings forth issues...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Health
Working Paper
Longevity in Russia's Regions: Do Poverty and Low Public Health Spending Kill?

This paper examines the impact of changes in poverty and public health spending on inter-temporal variations in longevity using a unique regional-level dataset that covers 77 regions of Russia over the period 1994-2000...

Health care Life expectancy Panel analysis
Working Paper
Income-based Measures of Average Well-being

International comparisons of average national incomes omit important information about leisure, home production, health, etc. They are also bedevilled by index number problems...

Comparative economics Income Index numbers (Economics)
Book Chapter
Rural and Urban Income Inequality and Poverty: Does Convergence Between Sectors Offset Divergence within Them?

From the book: Inequality, Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Consumption (Economics) Equality and inequality Life expectancy
Book Chapter
Convergence Clubs in Cross-Country Life Expectancy Dynamics

From the book: Perspectives on Growth and Poverty

Distribution (Economic theory) Economic growth Health
Working Paper
Convergence Clubs in Cross-Country Life Expectancy Dynamics

I model life expectancy in terms of physical and human capital and technology, the fundamental economic variables described by economic growth theories...

Distribution (Economic theory) Economic growth Health
Working Paper
Rural-Urban Dimensions of Inequality Change

For developing and transitional countries we explore trends in rural-urban, intrarural and intraurban inequality of income, poverty risk, health and education...

Consumption (Economics) Equality and inequality Life expectancy
Book Chapter
The Transition Mortality Crisis: Evidence, Interpretation and Policy Responses

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Comparative economics Life expectancy War
Book Chapter
Mortality Crises in a Historical Perspective: The European Experience

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Sociological aspects (Families) Health Life expectancy
Book Chapter
Short-term, Long-term, and Hysteresis Mortality Models: A Review

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Health Life expectancy Population
Book Chapter
Psychosocial and Biological Mechanisms Behind the Recent Mortality Crisis in Central and Eastern Europe

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Biology, Economic Sociological aspects (Economics) Life expectancy
Book Chapter
Population Crisis and Rising Mortality in Transitional Russia

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Emigration and immigration Life expectancy Population
Book Chapter
The Mortality Consequences of the Transition to Market Economy in Latvia, 1991–1995

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Health care Life expectancy Post-communism
Book Chapter
The Decline of Mortality in the Czech Republic During the Transition: A Counterfactual Case Study

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Life expectancy Poverty Unemployment
Book Chapter
The Impact of Income Dynamics on Mortality in the United States

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Economic growth Equality and inequality Households
Working Paper
Unemployment, Labour Policies and Health in Transition: Evidence from Kazakhstan

A sharp rise in unemployment and a sharp rise in mortality have been two recurrent aspects of the process of transition...

Labor policy Life expectancy Macroeconomics
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