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The 1918 flu pandemic left Spain a more unequal country

Basco, Sergi, Domenech, Jordi and Roses, Joan R. (2021) The 1918 flu pandemic left Spain a more unequal country. LSE COVID-19 Blog (12 Mar 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The 1918 flu pandemic had a short-lived but devastating effect on Spain, write Sergi Basco (Universitat de Barcelona), Jordi Domènech (Universidad Carlos III) and Joan Roses (LSE). Unlike previous pandemics, it increased inequality, as the better-off could afford to socially distance to protect themselves.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Economic History
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
D History General and Old World > DP Spain
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2021 23:32
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2021 23:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109989

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