The causes and consequences of the 1918 influenza in South Africa

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP12/2020
 
Publication date: June 2020
 
Author(s):
[protected email address] (Department of Political Science, University of California, Merced)
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University)
[protected email address] (Department of Agricultural Economics, Stellenbosch University)
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University)
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College)
 
Abstract:

 
JEL Classification:

I35, N37

Keywords:

Spanish flu, influenza, pandemic, epidemic, health, mortality, South Africa, Covid-19

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