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dc.contributor.authorAnyikwa, Izunna
dc.contributor.authorHamman, Nicolene
dc.contributor.authorPhiri, Andrew
dc.description.abstractSuicides represent an encompassing measure of psychological wellbeing, emotional stability as well as life satisfaction, and they have been recently identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a major global health concern. The G20 countries represent the powerhouse of global economic governance and hence possess the ability to influence the direction of global suicide rates. In applying the sequential panel selection method (SPSM) to three generations of unit root testing procedures, the study investigates the integration properties of suicides in G20 countries between 1990–2017. The results obtained from all three generations of tests provide rigid evidence of persistence within the suicides for most member states of the G20 countries, hence supporting the current strategic agenda pushed by the WHO in reducing suicides to a target rate of 10 percent. In addition, we further propose that such strategies should emanate from within G20 countries and spread globally thereafter.en
dc.description.abstractSamobójstwa stanowią wszechstronną miarę dobrego samopoczucia psychicznego, stabilności emocjonalnej, a także satysfakcji z życia, a ostatnio zostały uznane przez Światową Organizację Zdrowia (WHO) za główny problem zdrowotny na świecie. Państwa G20 są potęgą w obszarze globalnego zarządzania polityką gospodarczą, a tym samym mają zdolność wpływania na kształtowanie się globalnego wskaźnika samobójstw. Stosując metodę SPSM do trzech generacji testów pierwiastka jednostkowego, w opracowaniu zbadano własności integracyjne samobójstw w krajach G20 w latach 1990–2017. Wyniki uzyskane ze wszystkich trzech generacji testów dostarczają mocnych dowodów na utrzymywanie się samobójstw w większości państw członkowskich G20. Uzasadnia to istnienie aktualnego programu strategicznego forsowanego przez WHO, zmierzającego do redukcji odsetka samobójstw do docelowego poziomu 10 procent. Wskazano ponadto, że takie strategie powinny rozprzestrzeniać się z państw G20 na pozostałe państwa ś
dc.publisherWydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiegopl
dc.relation.ispartofseriesComparative Economic Research. Central and Eastern Europe;2pl
dc.subjectsequential panel selection method (SPSM)en
dc.subjectnonlinear unit root testsen
dc.subjectFourier form unit root testsen
dc.subjectG20 countriesen
dc.subjectmetoda SPSMpl
dc.subjectnieliniowe testy pierwiastka jednostkowegopl
dc.subjecttesty pierwiastka jednostkowego w postaci Fourierapl
dc.subjectpaństwa G20pl
dc.titleThe Persistence of Suicides in G20 Countries between 1990 and 2017: an SPSM Approach to Three Generations of Unit Root Testsen
dc.title.alternativeUtrzymywanie się samobójstw w krajach G20 w latach 1990–2017: podejście SPSM do trzech generacji testów pierwiastka jednostkowegopl
dc.contributor.authorAffiliationAnyikwa, Izunna - Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economic Studies Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africaen
dc.contributor.authorAffiliationHamman, Nicolene - Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economic Studies Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africaen
dc.contributor.authorAffiliationPhiri, Andrew - Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economic Studies Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africaen
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