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Longevity in Russia's Regions: Do Poverty and Low Public Health Spending Kill?

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  • Ivaschenko, Oleksiy
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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper RP2004/40.

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    Length: 34 pages
    Date of creation: 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2004-40

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    Keywords: life expectancy; poverty; public health spending; panel data;

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