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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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  2. Martin, Marie-Claude, 2008. "Individual and Collective Resources and Health in Morocco," Working Paper Series RP2008/21, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Federico Ciani & Gianna C. Giannelli, 2011. "Surviving the genocide: the impact of the Rwandan genocide on child mortality," Working Papers - Economics wp2011_19.rdf, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa.
  4. Thong Pham & Peter Kooreman & Ruud Koning & Doede Wiersma, 2013. "Gender patterns in Vietnam’s child mortality," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 26(1), pages 303-322, January.
  5. 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.
  6. Kenneth Harttgen, 2007. "The Impact of HIV on Children´s Welfare," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers 157, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research.
  7. Kazuya Wada, 2011. "What Effect Does Female Autonomy Have on Child Health? Microeconometric Evidence from Rural India," Global COE Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series gd11-202, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.

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