Çoban, Serap (2008): The Relationships among Mortality Rates, Income and Educational Inequality in Terms of Economic Growth: A Comparison between Turkey and the Euro Area.
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This study focuses on the relationships among mortality rates, income and educational inequality in terms of economic growth to investigate similarities and differences between the Euro Area and Turkey. For this purpose, income gini as an indicator of income inequality and education gini as an indicator of education inequality are used in the analyses. The relations among the variables are examined with panel data analysis for the Euro Area and with time series analysis for Turkey by using these coefficients and mortality rates for the period of 1980 and 2006. The results show that access to education is more important than the others for Turkey and the Euro Area. There is also a considerable relation between education inequality and mortality rates of infant and adult.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Relationships among Mortality Rates, Income and Educational Inequality in Terms of Economic Growth: A Comparison between Turkey and the Euro Area|
|English Title:||The Relationships among Mortality Rates, Income and Educational Inequality in Terms of Economic Growth: A Comparison between Turkey and the Euro Area|
|Keywords:||Educational Gini, Income Gini, Mortality Rates, Economic Growth, Panel Data Analysis, Euro Area, Turkey|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I30 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I20 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I10 - General
|Depositing User:||Serap ÇOBAN|
|Date Deposited:||10 Feb 2009 09:07|
|Last Modified:||21 Jan 2016 08:47|
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