Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy

(28/11/2019 - 14:45)

This paper assesses the welfare impacts of the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Liberia, focusing on changes in age and sex specific mortality rates. The first part of the paper derives a survival function for a counterfactual no-EVD scenario, using mortality data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).


About the Centre for Social Policy

The Centre for Social Policy Herman Deleeck (CSB) has been studying social inequality and wealth distribution in the welfare state for over 40 years. Our research is empirical and multidisciplinary in nature.

Herman Deleeck, who founded the Centre in 1972, fulfilled a pioneering role in developing social indicators for Flanders and Belgium.

The Centre’s research activities belong to the tradition of social policy analysis that makes use of sociological, economic and legal paradigms. Read more here.

  • Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts
  • Foundation for International Studies of Social Security
  • Flemish Policy Research Centre on Poverty

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