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On Some Demographic Aspects on the Great Famine

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  • Grada, C.O.

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In this paper I will provide a quick overview of the available quantitative source on mortality and what has been done with them. I will then turn biefly to what one quantative, impressionistic source has to say about mortality. I wil then offer an econometric analysis of the famines's toll. The last parts will talk about the role of emigration and the issue of mortality by age and gender.

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  • Grada, C.O., 1996. "On Some Demographic Aspects on the Great Famine," Papers 96/25, College Dublin, Department of Political Economy-.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:dublec:96/25
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    Keywords

    HISTORICAL ANALYSIS; PENURIE ALIMENTAIRE;

    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior

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