The Permanent Effects of Recessions on Child Health: Evidence from Peru

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Jorge M. Agüero; Martín Valdivia;
  • Journal: Estudios Económicos,volume 25,issue 1,pages247-274
  • Subject: economic crises, early childhood development, health, Peru
    • jel: jel:J18 | jel:J13 | jel:I12

We explore the permanent effects that recessions have on health-related outcomes of mothers and children in Peru. To account for possible self-selection in giving birth during recessions, we compare the infant mortality rates of siblings born in different phases of the ... View more
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