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Human capital, wealth, and nutrition in the Bolivian Amazon

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  • Godoy, Ricardo
  • Reyes-Garcia, Victoria
  • Vadez, Vincent
  • Leonard, William R.
  • Huanca, Tomas
  • Bauchet, Jonathan
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics & Human Biology.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 139-162

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:3:y:2005:i:1:p:139-162

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    1. Richard H. Steckel, 2008. "Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions," NBER Working Papers 14536, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Valeggia, Claudia R. & Burke, Kevin M. & Fernandez-Duque, Eduardo, 2010. "Nutritional status and socioeconomic change among Toba and Wichí populations of the Argentinean Chaco," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 8(1), pages 100-110, March.
    3. Nagata, Jason M. & Valeggia, Claudia R. & Barg, Frances K. & Bream, Kent D.W., 2009. "Body mass index, socio-economic status and socio-behavioral practices among Tz'utujil Maya women," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 96-106, March.
    4. Undurraga, Eduardo A. & Behrman, Jere R. & Grigorenko, Elena L. & Schultz, Alan & Yiu, Julie & TAPS Bolivia Study Team, & Godoy, Ricardo A., 2013. "Math skills and market and non-market outcomes: Evidence from an Amazonian society of forager-farmers," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 138-147.
    5. Godoy, Ricardo A. & Leonard, William R. & Reyes-Garcia, Victoria & Goodman, Elizabeth & McDade, Thomas & Huanca, Tomas & Tanner, Susan & Vadez, Vincent, 2006. "Physical stature of adult Tsimane' Amerindians, Bolivian Amazon in the 20th century," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 184-205, June.
    6. Zeng, Wu & Undurraga, Eduardo A. & Nyberg, Colleen & Eisenberg, Dan T.A. & Parida, Sabita & Zycherman, Ariela & Magvanjav, Oyunbileg & Reyes-García, Victoria & Tanner, Susan & Godoy, Ricardo, 2013. "Sibling composition during childhood and adult blood pressure among native Amazonians in Bolivia," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 391-400.
    7. Patel, Ankur M. & Godoy, Ricardo A. & Seyfried, Craig & Reyes-Garcia, Victoria & Huanca, Tomas & Leonard, William R. & McDade, Thomas W. & Tanner, Susan, 2007. "On the accuracy of perceived parental height in a native Amazonian society," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 165-178, March.

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