Economic Development and the Evolution of Mortality

Abstract: Since 1960, the gap in GDP per capita between rich and poor countries has remained wide. Yet the gap in death rates has practically vanished during that period.

Keywords: death rates; mortality; rich countries; poor countries; economic development; gross domestic product (GDP) per capita;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2023-10-02