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The Great Catch-Up of 1945–1960: Health and Education

Vincent Geloso
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Vincent Geloso: London School of Economics

Chapter 4 in Rethinking Canadian Economic Growth and Development since 1900, 2017, pp 49-79 from Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract: Abstract The years between the advent of industrialization and the start of the Second World War were a watershed for Québec’s public health. During this period, Québec underwent a demographic transition characterized by a reduction in mortality rates, followed by a diminished birthrate. The decline in mortality rates was the more striking of these two facts.

Keywords: Private School; Child Labour; School Attendance; Economic History; School Choice (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49950-5_4

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