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Nutrition, Health And Rural Labor Productivity: Preliminary Wage Evidence From Bangladesh

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  • Sur, Mona
  • Senauer, Benjamin

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This paper examines the relationship between nutrition and rural labor productivity using height and calorie intake as measures of nutrition and health status. The study is based on data from a survey of 956 households conducted in Bangladesh between 1996 and 1997. The paper focuses on adult male agricultural wage earners.

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  • Sur, Mona & Senauer, Benjamin, 1999. "Nutrition, Health And Rural Labor Productivity: Preliminary Wage Evidence From Bangladesh," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21529, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    1. John C. Leatherman & David W. Marcouiller, 1996. "Estimating Tourism's Share Of Local Income From Secondary Data Sources," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 26(3), pages 317-339, Winter.
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    1. Ulimwengu, John & Liverpool-Tasie, Saweda & Randriamamonjy, Josee & Ramadan, Racha, 2011. "Understanding the linkage between agricultural productivity and nutrient consumption: Evidence from Uganda," IFPRI discussion papers 1128, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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