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The mortality crisis in transitional economies / edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Renato Paniccia
Bib ID 2122873
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Description Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press : United Nations University, 2000 
xxiv, 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0198297416
Series

Studies in development economics.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Part I. The Mortality Crisis of the Early 1990s: A Historical and Theoretical Perspective
  • 1. The transition mortality crisis: evidence, interpretation and policy responses, Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Renato Paniccia
  • 2. Mortality crises in a historical perspective: the European experience, Massimo Livi Bacci
  • 3. Short-term, long-term, and hysteresis mortality models: a review, Giovanni Andrea Cornia
  • Part II. Underlying Causes of the Mortality Crises
  • 4. Alcohol as a cause of mortality in societies undergoing rapid transition to market economy, Jacek Moskalewicz, Bogdan Wojtyniak, and Daniel Rabczenko
  • 5. Transition, impoverishment and mortality: how large an impact?, Renato Paniccia
  • 6. Psychological and biological mechanisms behind the recent mortality crisis in Central and Eastern Europe, Michael Marmot and Martin Bobak
  • Part III. Individual and Public Responses
  • 7. Rising unemployment and coping strategies: the case of the Novosibirsk oblast in Russia, Natalia Tchernina
 
Notes

Series title from jacket cover.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Mortality -- Europe, Eastern.  |  Health -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern.  |  Life expectancy -- Europe, Eastern.  |  Mortality -- Russia (Federation)  |  Health -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation)  |  Life expectancy -- Russia (Federation)  |  Former Soviet republics -- Economic conditions.
Other authors/contributors Paniccià, Renato  |  Cornia, Giovanni Andrea  |  United Nations University

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