Does Famine Matter For Aggregate Adolescent Human Capital Acquisition In Sub-Saharan Africa?

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Julius A. Agbor and Gregory N. Price;
(2012)
  • Subject: Human Capital, Famine, Nutrition, Sub-Saharan Africa
    • jel: jel:C33 | jel:I15 | jel:I25 | jel:O10 | jel:O15 | jel:O55 | jel:Q18

To the extent that in utero and childhood malnutrition negatively affects later stage mental and physical health, it can possibly constrain later stage human capital acquisition, which is an important driver of economic growth. This paper considers the impact of famine ... View more
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