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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Poverty and Inequality: A Micro Framework

Abdelkrim Araar and Jean-Yves Duclos.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economic Development. 8740 words.

This paper explores the link between poverty and inequality through an analysis of the poverty impact of changes in income-component inequality and in between- and within-group inequality....

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Robust Comparisons of Malnutrition in Developing Countries

David E. Sahn and David C. Stifel.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 0 words.

We use Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) to make international and inter-temporal welfare comparisons. While most poverty analyses rely on expenditures or income, we use anthropometric...

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The Link between Poverty and Undernourishment: Uncovering a Methodological Flaw

Silke Gabbert and Hans-Peter Weikard.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 2015 words.

In their Food Security Assessment, the U.S. Department of Agriculture uses income data and a cross-country Engel curve for food energy (energy—income curve) to estimate...

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