Economic Crises and Health Risk: Evidence from Mexicoare four interrelated reasons. First, there is a direct effect. Any crisis will reduce the resources ... might fall leading to reduced nutrition, health care and well-being. Second, crises might affect health ...
Description: There are many investigations probing the relationship between health outcomes [such as mortality rate, fertility rate] and economic variables [such as rise in income] and other variables [such as level of education, availability of clean water]. Usually, these results are demonstrated using data from countries where economic conditions are improving over time along with health outcomes. This paper studies the links between health risks and the current economic conditions in Mexico where general mortality conditions improved during the period 1980-2000 but income fell.Hide
- Authors: Tapen Sinha, Application Administrator
- Date: Jan 2003
- Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
- Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
- Topics: Experience Studies & Data>Mortality