Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru

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Paxson, Christina; Schady, Norbert;
  • Publisher: Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/wber/lhi011
  • Subject: infant mortality | public expenditures | macroeconomic crises

The effect of macroeconomic crises on child health is a topic of great policy importance. This article analyzes the impact of a profound crisis in Peru on infant mortality. It finds an increase of about 2.5 per... View more
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