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The drivers of institutionalization among the elderly in Europe
Will future increases in life expectancy improve life quality? If we consider the elderly, this is unclear, especially among permanently institutionalized individuals, whose quality of life is often worse.
Beatriz Rodríguez Sánchez - May 15, 2022
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A Micro-Based Evaluation of  Water Projects
We demonstrate the potential of using existing micro-level data to credibly assess the impact of improved water provision on the household’s welfare.
Raymond Boadi Frempong & David Stadelmann - April 24, 2022
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The Spanish hospital system during the Franco dictatorship
The creation of the Spanish public hospital system during Franco’s dictatorship was marked by collaboration and competition with the private sector, due to limited funding and political struggles among elites.
Jerònia Pons-Pons & Margarita Vilar-Rodríguez - April 10, 2022
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The virtual eradication of the plague. An unsolved riddle of health progress
Both plague and smallpox used to exert a heavy death toll on society. We eradicated smallpox with a vaccine, but plague disappeared from most of human society for unknown reasons.
Boris V. Schmid - March 27, 2022
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Sex ratios and missing girls in historical Europe
Discriminatory practices against girls reduced their survival chances during the 19th century and early 20th century, especially in Southern and Eastern Europe.
Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia - March 13, 2022
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Worsening Health and Voting Patterns in Nazi Germany
Mortality increases appear to be an early-warning measure for political polarization, especially during times when people are suffering.
Gregori Galofré-Vilà & colleagues - February 14, 2022
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What drives the #institutionalization of the elderly? Is our #care service infrastructure sustainable?

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2000 mill. people will be older than 60 by 2050

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Lifting the burden of disease. The modernization of health in the Netherlands, 1854-1940

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