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Published by Oxford University Press, United Nations University in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Europe, Eastern.,
  • Russia (Federation)

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)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Renato Paniccia.
Series[UNU/WIDER studies in development economics], Studies in development economics.
ContributionsCornia, Giovanni Andrea., Paniccià, Renato., United Nations University.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1412.7.A3 M67 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 456 p. ;
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6784560M
ISBN 100198297416
LC Control Number00036704

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This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the mortality crisis in transitional economies. Contributions by demographers, economists, sociologists, epidemiologists, and health experts provide a rigorous analysis of the upsurge in mortality rates, with the aim of contributing to the launch of vigorous policies to tackle the crisis. Get this from a library! The mortality crisis in transitional economies. [Giovanni Andrea Cornia; Renato Paniccià; United Nations University.;] -- The former Soviet bloc countries' transition to a market economy was accompanied by a sharp increase in mortality of some three million people from This analysis of that upsurge aims to. | The mortality crisis in transition economies Figure 1. Changes in life expectancy at birth in eastern European transitional economies, – Notes: *–; all countries of the former Yugoslavia except Slovenia were dropped because of missing data, Cited by: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies (WIDER Studies in Development Economics): Economics Books @ hor: Giovanni Andrea Cornia.

This chapter deals with the past occurrences of mortality crises in Europe. However, as the study raises, there is no definite and exact definition of mortality crises: thus, the study establishes parameters or qualifications in order to consider if there are mortality crises. The study considers the following as important factors as to whether there are mortality crises: the main cause of. Get this from a library! The mortality crisis in transitional economies. [Giovanni Andrea Cornia; Renato Paniccià;] -- The former Soviet bloc countries' transition to a market economy was accompanied by a sharp increase in mortality of some three million people from This analysis of . This book is the primary complete evaluation of the mortality disaster in transitional economies. Contributions by demographers, economists, sociologists, epidemiologists, and well being specialists present a rigorous evaluation of the upsurge in mortality charges, with the goal of contributing to the launch of vigorous insurance policies to deal with the disaster. The mortality crisis experienced by the former communist countries of Europe—which caused ten million excess deaths from to —is a good example of how the transition from a low to a high socio-economic level can generate huge social costs if it is not actively, effectively, and equitably managed from a public policy by:

Request PDF | On Aug 3, , Vladimir M. Shkolnikov and others published Population Crisis and Rising Mortality in Transitional Russia | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.   This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the mortality crisis in transitional economies, of its causes, and of its remedies on the basis - among others - of micro data sets and quasi-panels on health trends which have never been used before. Contributions by demographers, economists, sociologists, epidemiologists, and health experts Pages: The study focuses on the behavior of mortality rates of fourteen countries in Eastern and Central Europe during the transition period. Mortality rates differ from country to country: the Czech Republic has the most improved life expectancy rate while Russia and the Baltic States having the highest mortality rates and hence lower life expectancy. Different factors are considered by the study. Cornia and Paniccia () reviewed a number of possible explanations for the mortality crisis in Russia and other transitional economies. Among them were that the crisis is a statistical artifact.