Child health and the income gradient: evidence from Australia.

@article{Khanam2008ChildHA,
  title={Child health and the income gradient: evidence from Australia.},
  author={Rasheda Khanam and Hong Son Nghiem Nghiem and Luke Brian Connelly},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          805-17
        }
}
The positive relationship between household income and child health is well documented in the child health literature but the precise mechanisms via which income generates better health and whether the income gradient is increasing in child age are not well understood. This paper presents new Australian evidence on the child health-income gradient. We use data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), which involved two waves of data collection for children born between March… CONTINUE READING
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