What Explains Cross-City Variation in Mortality During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic? Evidence from 438 U.S. Cities

Disparities in cross-city pandemic severity during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic remain poorly understood. This paper uses newly assembled historical data on annual mortality across 438 U.S. cities to explore the determinants of pandemic mortality. We assess the role of three broad factors: i) pre-pan...

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Main Author: Clay, Karen
Lewis, Joshua
Severnini, Edson R
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 01.01.2019
Data of publication: 2019-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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