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The Indian Public Distribution System as provider of food security: Evidence from child nutrition in Andhra Pradesh


  • Tarozzi, Alessandro


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  • Tarozzi, Alessandro, 2005. "The Indian Public Distribution System as provider of food security: Evidence from child nutrition in Andhra Pradesh," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 49(5), pages 1305-1330, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:49:y:2005:i:5:p:1305-1330

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    3. Robert T. Jensen & Nolan H. Miller, 2010. "Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?," NBER Working Papers 16102, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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