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Health and nutrition in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union during the decade of transition: A review of the literature

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Volume (Year): 4 (2006)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 104-146

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:4:y:2006:i:1:p:104-146

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  4. Ralitza Dimova & Ira N. Gang & Monnet Gbakou & Daniel Hoffman, 2011. "Can economic crises be good for your diet?," Working Papers 299, Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (Institute for East and South-East European Studies).
  5. Sunnee Billingsley, 2009. "Downward mobility, unemployment and mortality," MPIDR Working Papers WP-2009-015, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.
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