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Child mortaility, poverty and environment in developing countries

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  • Jennifer Franz
  • Felix R. FitzRoy

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of St. Andrews in its series Discussion Paper Series, Department of Economics with number 200518.

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Keywords: Child mortality; environmental health; Central Asian Republics; multivariate analysis.;

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  1. Dalton Conley & Gordon C. McCord & Jeffrey D. Sachs, 2007. "Africa's Lagging Demographic Transition: Evidence from Exogenous Impacts of Malaria Ecology and Agricultural Technology," NBER Working Papers 12892, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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