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Micro-Level Estimation of Child Undernutrition Indicators in Cambodia

Tomoki Fujii.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 11450 words.

One major limitation to addressing child undernutrition is a lack of the information required to target resources. This article extends the small-area estimation technique of Elbers,...

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Nutritional Gains from Extended Exposure to a Large-scale Nutrition Programme

Emanuela Galasso, Nithin Umapathi and Jeffrey Yau.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health. 8644 words.

This paper estimates the returns to differential programme exposure in the context of a large-scale nutritional programme. It addresses this question using information available only on...

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The Virgin HIV Puzzle: Can Misreporting Account for the High Proportion of HIV Cases in Self-reported Virgins?

Eva Deuchert.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economics of Health. 8783 words.

It is widely believed that HIV is predominantly sexually transmitted in Sub-Saharan Africa. This claim is inconsistent with national representative data from Lesotho, Zimbabwe, and...

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What Can We Learn about the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

Lorenzo Almada, Ian McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 11967 words.

There is an increasing perception among policy makers that food stamp benefits contribute positively to adult obesity rates. We show that these results are heavily dependent on one’s...

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