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Effects of the complementarity of child nutrition and education on persistent deprivation

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  • Currais, Luis
  • Rivera, Berta
  • Rungo, Paolo

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This letter shows how unfavourable nutritional status may affect the evolution of income independently from its impact on life spans. Multiple steady states might emerge when it is assumed that nutrition is a component of human capital.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 106 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 67-69

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:106:y:2010:i:1:p:67-69

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Keywords: Health human capital Poverty traps Health and education;

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  1. Andrew Jones & Nigel Rice & Pedro Rosa Dias, 2012. "Quality of schooling and inequality of opportunity in health," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 369-394, April.
  2. Vasilakis, Chrysovalantis, 2011. "Fighting poverty and child malnutrition: on the design of foreign aid policies," MPRA Paper 30066, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Basseti, Thomas & Benos, Nikos & Karagiannis, Stelios, 2010. "How policy can influence human capital accumulation and environment quality," MPRA Paper 21754, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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