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Recommended articles from the last HFCM Database update (July 2018)

Hiam L, Harrison D, McKee M, Dorling D. Why is life expectancy in England and Wales 'stalling'? J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 May;72(5):404-408. doi: 10.1136/jech-2017-210401

Leão T, Campos-Matos I, Bambra C, Russo G, Perelman J. Welfare states, the Great Recession and health: Trends in educational inequalities in self-reported health in 26 European countries. PLoS One. 2018 Feb 23;13(2):e0193165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.019316

Mackenbach JP, Valverde JR, Artnik B, Bopp M, Brønnum-Hansen H, Deboosere P, Kalediene R, Kovács K, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Menvielle G, Regidor E, Rychtaříková J, Rodriguez-Sanz M, Vineis P, White C, Wojtyniak B, Hu Y, Nusselder WJ. Trends in health inequalities in 27 European countries. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jun 4. pii: 201800028. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1800028115. [Epub ahead of print]

Saltman RB. The impact of slow economic growth on health sector reform: a cross-national perspective. Health Econ Policy Law. 2018 Jan 24:1-24. doi: 10.1017/S1744133117000445. [Epub ahead of print]

van der Wel KA, Saltkjel T, Chen WH, Dahl E, Halvorsen K. European health inequality through the 'Great Recession': social policy matters. Sociol Health Illn. 2018 May;40(4):750-768. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12723