Health gap in post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe: A life-course perspective (Anikó Bíró, Réka Branyiczki, 2019)

in: Börsch-Supan, Axel; Bristle, Johanna; Andersen-Ranberg, Karen; Brugiavini, Agar; Jusot, Florence; Litwin, Howard; Weber, Guglielmo (eds.) (2019): Health and socio-economic status over the life course. First results from SHARE Waves 6 and 7. De Gruyter, Berlin/Boston.


► The origins of the health gap between post-socialist central and eastern Europe and western Europe are analysed
► Health disparities existed even before the transition
► Stressful periods, financial difficulties and job losses around the transition are associated with worse health at older ages