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The Workhouses and Irish Famine Mortality

Timothy Guinnane () and Cormac Ó Gráda ()

Working Papers from College Dublin, Department of Political Economy-

Abstract: Our goal here is to offer a better understanding of why workhouse mortality was as high as it was, how it varied across Ireland, and how it affected different groups in the population such as women or children.

Keywords: MORTALITY; IRELAND; PENURIE ALIMENTAIRE (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J11 I30 I12 O52 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2000
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