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Title:Special issue on the African Economic Research Consortium's collaborative project on health, poverty and economic growth
Editor:Sahn, David E.ISNI
Year:2012
Periodical:African Development Review (ISSN 1017-6772)
Volume:24
Issue:4
Pages:267-387
Language:English
Geographic terms:Africa
Botswana
Kenya
Lesotho
South Africa
Uganda
Subjects:health
productivity
economic development
inequality
health financing
Link:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/afdr.2012.24.issue-4/issuetoc
Abstract:This special issue on the African Economic Research Consortium's collaborative project on health, poverty and economic growth in Africa contains two sets of papers. The first five papers are largely conceptual and methodological: Effects of macroeconomic policies on health (S. Ibi Ajayi); Macroeconomic approaches to identifying the effects of health onoutput, growth and poverty (Robert Eastwood); Health effects of socioeconomic status: methods and findings (Olu Ajakaiye and Germano Mwabu); Evaluating the impact of health programmes on productivity (Malcolm Keswell, Justine Burns and Rebecca Thornton); and Health inequality across populations of individuals (David E. Sahn). The next set of papers are country case studies: Causes of health inequalitites in Uganda: evidence from the demographic and health surveys (Sarah Ssewanyana and Ibrahim Kasirye); Impact of parental socioeconomic status on child health outcomes in Kenya (Mercy G. Mugo); Health financing and catastrophic payments oforhealth care: evidence from household-level survey data in Botswana and Lesotho (Oluyele Akinkugbe, Chitalu Mirriam Chama-Chiliba and Naomi Tlotlego); Long life and productivity in South Africa: long burdensome or long healthy? (Nicholas Ngepah). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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