300.869.98 SS/R: HEALTH EFFECTS OF THE WORLD-WIDE ECONOMIC CRISIS
Analyzes the consequences of the business cycle in population health by identifying the main variations in mortality causes, diseases incidence, mental and self-perceived health. Considers different country experiences and time-frame within the business cycle , as well as the magnitude of the economic fluctuations. Topics include the possible mechanisms of transmission, such as changes in working conditions and employment, lifestyles and living conditions that can result in an unequal distribution of health risk among populations groups. Discusses different methodological approaches commonly used and their limitations. Addresses the importance of public policies that could reduce the adverse effects of economic cycles.
- Mon 11/12/2012 - Wed 11/14/2012
- Monday 8:30 - 6:00
- Tuesday 8:30 - 6:00
- Wednesday 8:30 - 6:00