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– Evidence from Kazakhstan
Paolo Verme - UNU-WIDER, 1998 - Helsinki, Finland

A sharp rise in unemployment and a sharp rise in mortality have been two recurrent aspects of the process of transition. In response to the unemployment challenge transitional economies have equipped themselves with labour market policies (LMPs) derived from market economies experiences. This has...

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Regina T. Riphahn, Klaus F. Zimmermann - UNU-WIDER, 1997 - Helsinki, Finland

Several studies have indicated an increase in men's mortality in East Germany between 1989 and 1991 in the wake of the reunification of 1990. For some age-groups, death rates soared by up to thirty per cent. This study investigates the evolution and the causes of such a short term demographic...

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– An Econometric Assessment of the Working Age Population in Russia, 1965-95
Renato Paniccià - UNU-WIDER, 1997 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper examines the short- and long-term determinants of the mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) among the working-age population in Russia. Why Russia? Why CVD mortality? Why the working-age population? Russia is the Eastern European most affected by a rapid a sudden increase in...

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Renato Paniccià - UNU-WIDER, 1997 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper aims to assess the impact that the impoverishment process has had on IPD health dynamics and micronutrient-related morbidity via the changes which have occurred in food consumption in terms of average intake, its distribution and the quality of diets.The paper offers a description of the...

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