ESRI Research Bulletin

The great convergence? Mortality in Ireland and Europe, 1956–2014

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September 1, 2020
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This study examines differences in mortality in Ireland and the EU-15 between 1956 and 2014 and provides insights into the causes of death and age groups
responsible for the recent convergence to our EU-15 peers.