Access to Food and the Biological Standard of Living: Perspectives on the Nutritional Status of Native Americans
AbstractThe Nutritional status of the plains Indians was relatively high because they lived close to a rich supply of proteins: the bison. Same patterns can be observed in other pre- and early-industrial societies.
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Publication status: published in American Economic Review, 2003, 90 (1), 252-255
Biological standard of living; nutritional status; native Americans;
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- John Komlos, 2003. "Access to Food and the Biological Standard of Living: Perspectives on the Nutritional Status of Native Americans," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(1), pages 252-255, March.
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