The Strategic Role of Infant Mortality in the Process of Economic Growth: An Application for High Income OECD Countries

Erdogan E., ENER M., Arica F.

9th International Strategic Management Conference, Riga, Latvia, 27 - 29 June 2013, vol.99, pp.19-25 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 99
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.10.467
  • City: Riga
  • Country: Latvia
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-25
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Health is one of the necessary elements in order to socially develop a society. Providing quality and affordable healthcare is one of the most important challenges facing many nations. Developing and pervading the health services accelerate socio-economic development. Thus, there has been a strong relation between the level of social welfare and health measure. Because development is not only the rate of per capita income, but also includes basis social indicators such as infant mortality rate, life expectancy, health expenditure, and education.