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Subjective well-being, disability and adaptation

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A case study from rural Ethiopia
Abstract:

In many developing countries poor infrastructure – including sanitation and health facilities – exposes the population to high risks of disability. Low standards of health and safety at work and at home, coupled with political, ethnic, and domestic violence, also contribute to raising the risk of becoming physically disabled. The effect of physical disability on people’s lives is likely to be worse than in developed economies because of the reliance on physical labour for income generation – ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Development Economics
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
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Institution:
University of East Anglia
Department:
School of Development Studies
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Series:
CSAE working paper series
Place of publication:
http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/main-wps.html
Publication date:
2008-01-01
Language:
English
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2009-02-10

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