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Health inequality and development

Author: Mark McGillivray; Indranil Dutta; David Lawson
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
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"This book investigates issues related to health inequality with a particular interest on developing countries. It provides rigorous empirical work on both trends and causal factors behind health inequality, analyzes the implications of health deprivations on poverty traps and suggests practical policies which can be implemented"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark McGillivray; Indranil Dutta; David Lawson
ISBN: 9780230280656 023028065X
OCLC Number: 656768650
Description: xvi, 200 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Health Inequality and Development: Achieving Better Health in Developing Countries / David Lawson --
2. Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Health Care in Low-Income Settings / Owen O'Donnell --
3. Global Inequality in Health: Disparities in Human Longevity among Countries / Mark McGillivray --
4. Determinants of Child Weight and Height in Sri Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach / Dileni Gunewardena --
5. Environmental Determinants of Child Mortality in Kenya / Clive J. Mutunga --
6. How Growth and Related Instabilities Lower Child Survival / Julie Subervie --
7. Intra-Household Arrangements and Adult Health Satisfaction: Evidence from Mexico / Mariano Rojas --
8. Individual and Collective Resources and Women's Health in Morocco / Marie-Claude Martin --
9. Health and Female Labour Market Participation: The Case of Uganda / David Lawson.
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Mark McGillivray, Indranil Dutta and David Lawson.

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