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Effects of the complementarity of child nutrition and education on persistent deprivation

  • Currais, Luis
  • Rivera, Berta
  • Rungo, Paolo

This letter shows how unfavourable nutritional status may affect the evolution of income independently from its impact on life spans. Multiple steady states might emerge when it is assumed that nutrition is a component of human capital.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 106 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 67-69

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