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Growth with Inequality: Living Standards in Mexico, 1850–1950
This article focuses on trends in the adult heights of various sectors of Mexican society between 1850 and 1950 as a proxy for their biological and material standards of living. The evolution of
Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850–1950
Measuring Up traces the high levels of poverty and inequality that Mexico faced in the mid-twentieth century. Using newly developed multidisciplinary techniques, the book provides a perspective on
Measuring Inequality in Living Standards with Anthropometric Indicators: The Case of Mexico 1850–1986
Abstract By analyzing the Mexican case for the period 1850–1986, we argue that the average adult stature of a population can be used as a tool to analyze inequality in living standards. The findings
HEIGHT AND INEQUALITY IN POST-1950 MEXICO: A HISTORY OF STUNTED GROWTH
ABSTRACT Using data from two national surveys (ENSA, 2000; ENSANUT, 2006) we assess the evolution of biological standards of living of the Mexican population born during the second half of the 20th
Using Heights to Trace Living Standards and Inequality in Mexico Since 1850
This chapter presents the evolution of biological standards of living of the Mexican population during the period 1850–1986. By analyzing the Mexican case, we argue that average adult stature of a
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