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Hunger and Food Insecurity in Nairobi's Slums: An assessment using IRT models'

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  • FAYE Ousmane
  • BASCHIERI Angela
  • FALKINGHAM Jane
  • MUINDI Kanyiva

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Paper provided by CEPS/INSTEAD in its series CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper Series with number 2010-33.

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Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2010
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Handle: RePEc:irs:cepswp:2010-33

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Keywords: Food insecurity; Hunger; Sub-Saharan Africa; Slum; Nairobi;

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  1. FAYE Ousmane & ISLAM Nizamul & ZULU Eliya, 2011. "Poverty dynamics in Nairobi's slums: testing for true state dependence and heterogeneity effects," CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper Series 2011-56, CEPS/INSTEAD.

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