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

Azarova, Aytalina and Irdam, Darja and Gugushvili, Alexi and Fazekas, Mihaly and Scheiring, Gábor and Horvat, Pia and Stefler, Denes and Kolesnikova, Irina and Popov, Vladimir and Szelenyi, Ivan and Stuckler, David and Marmot, Michael and Murphy, Michael and McKee, Martin and Bobak, Martin and King, Lawrence (2017) The effect of rapid privatisation on mortality in mono-industrial towns in post-Soviet Russia: a retrospective cohort study. The Lancet Public Health, 2 (5). e231-e238. ISSN 2468-2667

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Identification Number: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30072-5

Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/aip/2...
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors © CC BY 4.0
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2017 10:59
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 13:14
Funders: European Research Council, Wellcome Trust Investigator Award
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73617

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