Child Malnutrition in Ethiopia : Can Maternal Knowledge Augment The Role of Income ?

@inproceedings{Alderman2001ChildMI,
  title={Child Malnutrition in Ethiopia : Can Maternal Knowledge Augment The Role of Income ?},
  author={Harold Alderman and Luc J. Christiaensen and Jere Behrman and Lionel Demery and John Hoddinott and Kaspar Richter and Mathew Verghis and Takashi Yamano},
  year={2001}
}
Over the past decades, child malnutrition in Ethiopia has persisted at alarmingly high rates. By applying the conditional nutrition demand approach to household data from three consecutive welfare monitoring surveys over the period 1996-1998, this study identifies household resources, parental education, food prices and maternal nutritional knowledge as key determinants of growth faltering in Ethiopia. Income growth is important for alleviating child stunting, though on its own it will not… CONTINUE READING
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