Free lunch? Effect of India’s food subsidy programme on nutrition

Neeraj Kaushal, Felix Muchomba, 24 December 2013

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In September the Indian government passed a food security bill guaranteeing 75% of the country’s rural population and 50% of its urban population 5 kilograms of food grain per person per month at heavily subsidised prices (Parliament of India 2013).

Topics: Development, Poverty and income inequality
Tags: food subsidy, India, nutrition

School Meals as a Safety Net: An Evaluation of the Midday Meal Scheme in India

Stefan Dercon, Albert Park, Abhijeet Singh, 25 June 2012

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Topics: Development, Education, Health economics
Tags: healthcare, India, nutrition, school meals

Potatoes, the fruit of the earth

Nathan Nunn, Nancy Qian, 5 August 2009

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How important is nutrition to economic development?

Topics: Development
Tags: nutrition, Potatoes, urbanisation

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