Journal Article

La transition sanitaire à l’épreuve d’une histoire tourmentée: le cas des pays baltes

Vallin, J., Jasilionis, D., Meslé, F.
Health transition and turbulent history: the case of Baltic countries
Population et Sociétés, 1–4 (2018)
Open Access


The modern history of the three Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania has been profoundly marked by war and political upheaval. Analysing changes in life expectancy in these countries over the last century, Jacques Vallin, Domantas Jasilionis and France Meslé examine the scars left behind by these disruptive historical events.

Keywords: Baltic Countries, life expectancy
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.