Search for dissertations about: "selection and scarring"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words selection and scarring.

  1. 1. Scarred for Life. How conditions in early life affect socioeconomic status, reproduction and mortality in Southern Sweden, 1813-1968

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Luciana Quaranta; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early life; selection and scarring; diet and disease; life course; historical demography; southern Sweden; 19th and 20th century;

    Abstract : The aim of this doctoral thesis is to contribute to the debate on the importance of diet and disease in explaining the mortality decline and the general literature of the long-term effects of early life conditions. Using individual-level data from Southern Sweden for 1813 to 1968, this work measures the impacts of grain prices during the foetal stage and infant mortality rates during the year of birth on mortality over the full life course, as well as on female socioeconomic status attainment and reproductive health. READ MORE