Lasting effects of childhood health in developing countries

Janet Currie, Tom Vogl 15 November 2012

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Longstanding arguments that ill health impedes economic development hit a snag when evidence emerged that the global decline of infectious disease in the mid-20th century did not bring prosperity to the world’s unhealthiest countries (Acemoglu and Johnson 2007).

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Topics:  Health economics

Tags:  health, Height, childhood, birth weight

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