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The Response of Consumption to Income Shocks: Evidence from the Indian Trade Liberalization
This paper uses the Indian tariff reforms of the early nineties to estimate how households responded to the negative income shocks caused by the tariff decreases. Households more hurt by the tariffExpand
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Food Price Subsidies and Nutrition: Evidence from State Reforms to India’s Public Distribution System
We investigate whether food price subsidies affect household nutrition using a dramatic expansion of the availability of subsidized rice in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh in the early 2000s.Expand
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Carotid intima-media thickness and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in patients with and without coronary artery disease.
BACKGROUND Carotid intima-media thickness and pulse wave velocity are non-invasive markers of atherosclerosis and have been shown to reliably predict presence and extent of atherosclerotic vascularExpand
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Real-time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography.
BACKGROUND Complex anatomy of intra-cardiac structures requires spatial orientation of image in three dimensions for better understanding and enhanced image interpretation. We evaluated theExpand
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The Expansion of Modern Grocery Retailing and Trade in Developing Countries
Over the past few decades, modern grocery retailing has been expanding rapidly in developing countries. The implications for food demand and trade are influenced by the extent to which modern foodExpand
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Coping Strategies in Response to Rising Food Prices: Evidence From India
Food prices across the world rose dramatically between 2006 and 2008. The causes of the price rise were complex, and the event has led to heightened concerns regarding the implications of rising foodExpand
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Non-Food Coping Strategies in Response to the World Food Price Crisis: Evidence from Education in India
World grains prices dramatically increased between 2007 and 2008, but rice prices especially surged. Utilizing the much larger spike in rice prices than in wheat, this article compares the responseExpand
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The Impacts of Reforms to the Public Distribution System in India's Chhattisgarh on Food Security *
What Is the Issue?India is a rapidly growing developing country, but has a larger foodinsecure population than all of Sub-Saharan Africa. Given the prevalence of chronic malnutrition, India isExpand
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Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Coronary Artery Disease: An Indian Perspective
To determine whether carotid intima-media thickness is associated with coronary artery disease and cardiovascular risk factors in the Indian population, carotid intima-media thickness was measuredExpand
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Public Distribution System Reforms and Consumption in Chhattisgarh: A Comparative Empirical Analysis
Chhattisgarh's public distribution system reforms have been lauded as a model for the National Food Security Act, and as one that other states can emulate. Previous research has shown that PDS riceExpand
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