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The effect of rapid privatisation on mortality in mono-industrial towns in post-Soviet Russia: a retrospective cohort study

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Background

Population-level data suggest that economic disruptions in the early 1990s increased working-age male mortality in post-Soviet countries. This study uses individual-level data, using an indirect estimation method, to test the hypothesis that fast privatisation increased mortality in Russia.

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In this retrospective cohort study, we surveyed surviving relatives of individuals who lived through the post-communist transition to retrieve demographic an...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30072-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Funding agency for:
Stuckler, D
Grant:
Investigator Award
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-04-03
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689606
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pubs:689606
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uuid:cede635f-fcb5-49e2-b922-19eee504bfb2
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pubs:689606
Deposit date:
2017-04-14

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