publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

Delayed and differential effects of the economic crisis in Sweden in the 1990s on health-related exclusion from the labour market: A health equity assessment

Lotta Nylen; Paula Holland; Paula Holland; Bo Burström; Benjamin Barr; Benjamin Barr; Stephen Clayton;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2012
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Abstract\ud \ud Many OECD countries are currently experiencing economic crisis and introducing counter-measures with unknown effects. To learn from previous experience, we explored whether there were delayed or differential effects of the Swedish recession in the 1990s and the government's response to it for people with limiting longstanding illness or disability (LLSI) from different socioeconomic groups (SEGs), by policy analysis and secondary data analysis of the Swedish Survey of Living Conditions (ULF) from 1978 to 2005. The government policy response involved cutting public expenditure, privatising some services and measures to boost private sector employm...
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free text keywords: History and Philosophy of Science, Health(social science), A990, Economics, Health equity, Private sector, Unemployment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Disability pension, Demographic economics, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Recession, Poison control, Public sector, business.industry, business
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