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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Determinants of Children's Nutritional Status in Kenya: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Godfrey K. Ndenge and Domisiano K. Mwabu.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 7619 words.

This paper uses a pooled sample of the 1998 and 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data sets for Kenya to analyse the determinants of children's nutritional status. We investigate the...

Is there a link between quality of employment and indebtedness? the case of urban low-income households in Ecuador

Maria Sagrario Floro and John Messier.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 11849 words.

The paper explores the incidence of high indebtedness or financial stress among urban, poor households in Ecuador and demonstrates its relation with the quality of employment. We argue that...

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