On Plague in a Time of Ebola
|Title:||On Plague in a Time of Ebola||Authors:||Ó Gráda, Cormac||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7240||Date:||Nov-2015||Abstract:||Ebola and plague share several characteristics, even though the second and third plague epidemics dwarfed the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak in terms of mortality. This essay reviews the mortality due to the two diseases and their lethality; the spatial and socioeconomic dimensions of plague mortality; the role of public action in containing the two diseases; and their economic impact.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Keywords:||Plague; Mortality; Health; Economic history||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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