The Origins of Socioeconomic Inequality in Cancer Mortality
Our proposed research agenda consists of two parts. Part I takes a big picture approach and investigates the role of the health care system versus disease incidence in driving socioeconomic inequality in mortality and life expectancy. We focus on one specic setting, namely cancer-specic mortality in Denmark and ask the following question: At what step(s) in the health care process does socioeconomic inequality in cancer-specific mortality originate and how quantitatively important is each step in causing this inequality?
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