Journal Article

The Role of Infant Mortality in Closing the Life Expectancy Gap

Abstract: The difference in life expectancy between rich and poor countries has narrowed since 1970, owing in large part to decreases in infant mortality.

Keywords: life expectancy; infant mortality; rich countries; poor countries;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Synopses

Publication Date: 2024-02-21

Issue: 3

Pages: 2 pages