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Structural adjustment programmes and infectious disease mortality

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International financial organisations like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) play a central role in shaping the developmental trajectories of fiscally distressed countries through their conditional lending schemes, known as ‘structural adjustment programmes’. These programmes entail wide-ranging domestic policy reforms that influence local health and welfare systems. Using novel panel data from 187 countries between 1990 and 2017 and an instrumental variable technique, we find that IMF pr...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0270344

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0000-0002-0106-1564
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Sociology
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0000-0003-2006-5656
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0000-0002-2431-6419
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Public Library of Science
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PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
7
Article number:
e0270344
Publication date:
2022-07-15
Acceptance date:
2022-06-08
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1932-6203
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35839217
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English
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1269784
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pubs:1269784
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2022-11-11

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