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Health inequality and development

Author: Indranil Dutta; David Lawson; Mark McGillivray; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; et al
Publisher: Basingstoke : 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: Indranil Dutta; David Lawson; Mark McGillivray; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; et al
ISBN: 023028065X 9780230280656
OCLC Number: 731595227
Notes: Published in association with the United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).
Description: xvi, 200 p : ill ; 22 cm.
Contents: Health, Inequality and Development - Achieving Better Health in Developing Countries; M.McGillivray, I.Dutta & D.Lawson Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Healthcare in Low-Income Settings; E.van Doorslaer & O.O'Donnell Global Inequality in Health: Disparities in Human Longevity among Countries; M.McGillivray Determinants of Child Weight and Height in Sri Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach; H.Aturupane, A.B.Deolalikar & D.Gunewardena Environmental Determinants of Child Mortality in Kenya; C.J.Mutunga How Growth and Related Instabilities Lower Child Survival; P.Guillaumont, C.Korachais & J.Subervie Intra-Household Arrangements and Adult Health Satisfaction: Evidence from Mexico; M.Rojas Individual and Collective Resources and Women's Health in Morocco; M.C.Martin Health and Female Labour Market Participation: The Case of Uganda; S.Bridges & D.Lawson
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy
Responsibility: edited by Mark McGillivray... [et al.].

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