Child nutrition and family size in the Philippines

@inproceedings{Horton1986ChildNA,
  title={Child nutrition and family size in the Philippines},
  author={Susan Horton},
  year={1986}
}
Abstract This paper uses household data from the Philippines to examine jointly household decisions on family size and child quality, using nutritional status as a measure of quality. The results suggest that there are significant substitutions away from larger families and towards higher quality children with higher maternal and paternal education. Similar but less significant substitutions occur with higher maternal occupational status, and lower child mortality in the locality. However the… CONTINUE READING

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