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Crises, Food Prices, and the Income Elasticity of Micronutrients:Estimates from Indonesia

Emmanuel Skoufias, Sailesh Tiwari and Hassan Zaman.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 10525 words.

The 2008 global food price crisis and more recent food price spikes have led to a greater focus on policies and programs to cushion the effects of such shocks on poverty and malnutrition....

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The Effects of Marital Status and Children on Savings and Portfolio Choice

David A. Love.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Insurance; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 23993 words.

This paper investigates the impact of demographic shocks on optimal decisions about saving, life insurance, and, most centrally, asset allocation. The analysis indicates that marital-status...

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Endemic Diseases and Agricultural Productivity: Challenges and Policy Response

Martine Audibert.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Production and Organizations. 15929 words.

Contrary to Asian countries, the agricultural sector in Africa has not benefited from the green revolution success. After a long time of disinterest in the agriculture sector in Africa,...

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The moral and fiscal implications of antiretroviral therapies for HIV in Africa

Paul Collier and Olivier Sterck.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Development. 10318 words.

Abstract

Thanks to antiretroviral therapies (ART), people living with HIV (PLHIV) can now have a near-normal life at a cost of a few hundred dollars per year. ...

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