The Effects on Stature of Poverty, Family Size and Birth Order: British Children in the 1930s

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Timothy J. Hatton; Richard M. Martin;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Journal: volume 62,issue 1 1,pages157-184
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/oep/gpp034
  • Subject: Familie | Haushaltseinkommen | Großbritannien | Child health | J13 | Gesundheit | Kinder | heights | Armut | poverty | child health, heights, poverty
    • jel: jel:I31 | jel:J13 | jel:I12
      ddc: ddc:360

This paper examines effects of socio-economic conditions on the standardised heights and body mass index of children in Interwar Britain. It uses the Boyd Orr cohort, a survey of predominantly poor families taken in 1937-9, which provides a unique opportunity to explore... View more
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