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Studies in Development Economics and Policy

Health Inequality and Development

Editors: McGillivray, M., Dutta, I., Lawson, D. (Eds.)

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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.

About the authors

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 interests include aid allocation and effectiveness, measuring multidimensional well-being achievement and international inequality in well-being

INDRANIL DUTTA is currently a Brooks World Poverty Institute Lecturer in Economics at the University of Manchester. Prior to this he was a Research Fellow at the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University. His primary research interests are mainly in the area deprivation and inequality. His papers have been published in the Journal of Health Economics, Economica and Mathematical Social Sciences
 
DAVID LAWSON is a Lecturer at The Institute for Development Policy and Management and senior research fellow/faculty associate with The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) and Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI), University of Manchester. He has extensive developing country experience and his research interests are in development economics, but more specifically applied microeconometric analysis, and poverty dynamics, in relation to health and gender. He has published in leading development journals consulted extensively for the World Bank and DFID and is on the WHO Scientific Resource Group on Equity Analysis and Research. He is lead editor of 'What Works for The Poorest: Poverty Reduction Programmes for the Ultra Poor' (2010), Practical Action

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Health Inequality and Development: Achieving Better Health in Developing Countries

    Pages 1-19

    McGillivray, Mark (et al.)

  • Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Health Care in Low-Income Settings

    Pages 20-44

    Doorslaer, Eddy (et al.)

  • Global Inequality in Health: Disparities in Human Longevity among Countries

    Pages 45-63

    McGillivray, Mark

  • Determinants of Child Weight and Height in Sri Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach

    Pages 64-88

    Aturupane, Harsha (et al.)

  • Environmental Determinants of Child Mortality in Kenya

    Pages 89-110

    Mutunga, Clive J.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Health Inequality and Development
Editors
  • M. McGillivray
  • I. Dutta
  • D. Lawson
Series Title
Studies in Development Economics and Policy
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30467-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230304673
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-28065-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32779-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 200
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