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The Geography of Excess Deaths in England during the COVID-19 pandemic - new preprint

A new preprint by Richard Breen (Department of Sociology and Nuffield College, Oxford) and John Ermisch (Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science and Nuffield College, Oxford) has been published on medRxiv: "The Geography of Excess Deaths in England during the Covid-19 pandemic: Longer term impacts and monthly dynamics".


The first part of the paper studies the geographical impact of Covid-19 infection on age-standardised sex-specific excess death rates during the peak months of the pandemic so far, March through May 2020. The second part examines monthly mortality dynamics in relation to predictions from a spatial SIR (Susceptible, Infected, Recovered) model of infection introduced by Bisin and Moro (2020).


Read the full paper on the medRxiv website.


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