Gabriele, Alberto and Schettino, Francesco (2007): Child Malnutrition and Mortality in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis.
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In this paper we propose and test an interpretative framework on the social and economic determinants of child malnutrition and child mortality, two key human development indicators. The paper is organized as follows. Section 1 illustrates the main economic and social factors causing child malnutrition and mortality. Section 2 identifies the main clusters of food insecure and vulnerable households and briefly describes their livelihood profiles. Section 3 exposes our cross-country estimation methodology. Section 4 reports and discusses the results. Section 5 concludes.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Polytechnic University of Marche, University of Rome "la Sapienza" and UNCTAD-UN|
|Original Title:||Child Malnutrition and Mortality in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis|
|Keywords:||Malnutrition; Mortality; Cross-Country Analysis; Millenium Development Goals; Food Insecurity|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I38 - Government Policy; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O2 - Development Planning and Policy > O21 - Planning Models; Planning Policy
|Depositing User:||Francesco Schettino|
|Date Deposited:||11. Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 05:10|
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