Effect of economic recession and impact of health and social protection expenditures on adult mortality: a longitudinal analysis of 5565 Brazilian municipalities

Summary: Background: Economic recession might worsen health in low-income and middle-income countries with precarious job markets and weak social protection systems. Between 2014–16, a major economic crisis occurred in Brazil. We aimed to assess the association between economic recession and adult...

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Main Authors: Thomas Hone, PhD, Andrew J Mirelman, PhD, Davide Rasella, PhD, Rômulo Paes-Sousa, PhD, Mauricio L Barreto, ProfPhD, Rudi Rocha, PhD, Christopher Millett, ProfPhD
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2019-11-01
Series:The Lancet Global Health
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214109X19304097