Mortality and Economic Instability: Detailed Analyses for Britain

  • M. Harvey Brenner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 21)

Abstract

During the past decade, disturbances to the economies of industralized nations, and to that of the United Kingdom in particular, have again raised the question of the relative importance of a growing and stable economy to the health of a population. The question is whether, in a modern society, national health levels could be seriously damaged, or at least fail to improve, in the context of extraordinarily high unemployment rates, periods of violent inflation, general decline in manufacturing employment, and increased regional disparities in wealth and economic development.

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Depression Europe Income Assure Resi 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Harvey Brenner
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  1. 1.School of Hygiene and Public Health & Department of Social RelationsThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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