Health Inequality And Development

Perfect | December 15, 2010

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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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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.

MARK MCGILLIVRAY is Research Chair in International Development at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute. His previous positions include Chief Economist of the Australian Agency for International Development and Deputy Director of the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University. Mark’s research i...
Format:PerfectDimensions:200 pages, 8.6 × 5.6 × 0.7 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023028065X

ISBN - 13:9780230280656

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Table of Contents

Health, Inequality and Development – Achieving Better Health in Developing Countries; M.McGillivray, I.DuttaD.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