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Household responses to information on child nutrition: experimental evidence from Malawi

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  • Emla Fitzsimons

    () (Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute of Education, University of London)

  • Bansi Malde

    () (Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute for Fiscal Studies)

  • Alice Mesnard

    () (Institute for Fiscal Studies and City University London)

  • Marcos Vera-Hernandez

    () (Institute for Fiscal Studies and University College London)

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  • Emla Fitzsimons & Bansi Malde & Alice Mesnard & Marcos Vera-Hernandez, 2012. "Household responses to information on child nutrition: experimental evidence from Malawi," IFS Working Papers W12/07, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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    Keywords

    Infant Health; Health Information; Cluster Randomized Control Trial;
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    JEL classification:

    • D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
    • I15 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Economic Development
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration

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