Global inequality, water pollution, and infant mortality

@article{Jorgenson2004GlobalIW,
  title={Global inequality, water pollution, and infant mortality},
  author={A. Jorgenson},
  journal={The Social Science Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={41},
  pages={279 - 288}
}
  • A. Jorgenson
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • The Social Science Journal
  • Abstract Recently, Burns, Kentor, and Jorgenson [Crises and resistance in the 21st century world-system, Greenwood Press, 2003] empirically identified the effects of export commodity dependence on organic water pollution, which has disastrous effects on infant mortality rates in peripheral and semiperipheral countries. In this paper I build upon this recent study, while addressing three limitations in its analyses. First, instead of using per capita GNP as a measure of world-system position, I… CONTINUE READING
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