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Demographic Responses to Economic Adjustment in Latin America

Demographic Responses to Economic Adjustment in Latin America

by Georges Photios Tapinos, Andrew Mason, Jorge Bravo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198292104

ISBN-13: 9780198292104

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The papers in this volume address the influence of economic fluctuations upon mortality, fertility, and labor markets in the Latin America of the 1980s. Contributors attempt to distinguish short-term effects from long-term ones. Broader policy-related and institutional factors affecting the continent as a whole are examined alongside the demographic consequences of

Overview

The papers in this volume address the influence of economic fluctuations upon mortality, fertility, and labor markets in the Latin America of the 1980s. Contributors attempt to distinguish short-term effects from long-term ones. Broader policy-related and institutional factors affecting the continent as a whole are examined alongside the demographic consequences of economic changes in individual countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198292104
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
International Studies in Demography Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Economic Adjustment and Demographic Responese in Latin America: An Overview, Reynaldo Bajraj, Jorge Bravo, and Georges Tapinos
2. The Response of Fertility and Mortality to Economic Crisis and Structural Adjustment Policy during the 1980s: A Review, Andrew Mason
3. Economic Crisis and Health Policy Response, Philip Musgrove
4. The Effect of Structural Adjustment on Food Policy and Nutrition, Jere Behrman
5. The Effects of Economic Changes on Mortality by Age and Cause: Latin America, 1950-90, Alberto Palloni and Kenneth Hill
6. Short-term Economic Fluctuations and Demographic Behaviour, José Antonio Ortega-Osona and David Reher
7. Demographic Consequences of Economic Adjustment in Chile, Jorge Bravo
8. The Demographic Consequences of Structural Adjustment: The Case of Brazil, Eduardo Rios-Neto and José Alberto Magno de Carvalho
9. Structural Adjustment and Family Labour Supply in Latin America, David Lam and Deborah Levison
10. Economic Recession and Changing Determinants of Women's Work, Brigida García and Orlandina de Oliveira

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