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Height, Health, and Economic Growth in Australia, 1860-1940

In: Health and Welfare during Industrialization


  • Whitwell
  • Christine de Souza
  • Stephen Nicholas


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  • Whitwell & Christine de Souza & Stephen Nicholas, 1997. "Height, Health, and Economic Growth in Australia, 1860-1940," NBER Chapters,in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 379-422 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch:7436

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    1. Sinclair, W A, 1975. "Economic Growth and Well-being: Melbourne 1870-1914," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 51(134), pages 153-173, June.
    2. Roderick Floud & Kenneth Wachter & Annabel Gregory, 1990. "Height, Health, and History: Nutritional Status in the United Kingdom, 1750-1980," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number flou90-1, June.
    3. Philippa Mein Smith, 1991. "Infant Welfare Services and Infant Mortality: A Historian's View," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 24(1), pages 22-34.
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    1. Hatton, Timothy J. & Martin, Richard M., 2010. "Fertility decline and the heights of children in Britain, 1886-1938," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 47(4), pages 505-519, October.
    2. Kris Inwood & Les Oxley & Evan Roberts, 2008. "Physical stature and its interpretation in nineteenth century New Zealand," Working Papers in Economics 08/22, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.

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