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Child Mortality In Rural India

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  • Bas van der Klaauw
  • Limin Wang

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This paper focuses on child mortality in rural India. It uses a flexible duration model framework to analyse data from the National Family Health Survey 1998-99.The estimation results show that socioeconomic factors have significantly different impact at different ages

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Keywords: child moratality; infant mortality; National Family Heal; th Survey; NFHS;

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  1. Martin, Marie-Claude, 2008. "Individual and Collective Resources and Health in Morocco," Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) RP2008/21, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Ciani, Federico & Giannelli, Gianna Claudia, 2013. "Surviving the Genocide: The Impact of the Rwandan Genocide on Child Mortality," IZA Discussion Papers 7539, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. World Bank, 2007. "Poverty and Environment : Understanding Linkages at the Household Level," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6924, August.
  4. Kazuya Wada, 2011. "What Effect Does Female Autonomy Have on Child Health? Microeconometric Evidence from Rural India," Global COE Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University gd11-202, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  5. Pham, Thong Le & Kooreman, Peter & Koning, Ruud H. & Wiersma, Doede, 2011. "Gender Patterns in Vietnam's Child Mortality," IZA Discussion Papers 5741, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. World Bank, 2007. "India - Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in India's Poor States : Reducing Child Mortality in Orissa," World Bank Other Operational Studies 7728, The World Bank.
  7. World Bank, 2004. "Stabilization and Fiscal Empowerment : The Twin Challenges Facing India's States, Volume 2. Detailed Report," World Bank Other Operational Studies 16775, The World Bank.
  8. Kenneth Harttgen, 2007. "The Impact of HIV on Children´s Welfare," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research 157, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research.

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