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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....

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...

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,...

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. ...