Pearce, Alison, Hanly, Paul, Sharp, Linda and Soerjomataram, Isabelle (2015) The Burden of Cancer in Emerging Economies: Productivity Loss as an Alternative Perspective. Value in Health, 18 (7). A336. ISSN 1098-3015Full text not available from this repository.
When people die due to cancer, their contribution to society through paid work, called production, is lost. Previous estimates of cancer-related lost production have focussed on developed countries. However, developing nations account for approximately 70% of the world’s annual cancer deaths. We estimate the value of lost productivity due to cancer mortality in the rapidly emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) and compare it to the UK.
|Subjects:||Q Science > Life sciences > Medical sciences > Pathology > Tumors > Cancer
H Social Sciences > Economics > Microeconomics > Production (Economic theory) > Industrial productivity > Labor productivity
|Divisions:||School of Business > Staff Research and Publications|
|Depositing User:||CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN|
|Date Deposited:||22 Oct 2016 14:55|
|Last Modified:||22 Oct 2016 14:55|
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