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Choice not genes: Probable cause for the India-Africa child height gap

@article{Jayachandran2013ChoiceNG,
  title={Choice not genes: Probable cause for the India-Africa child height gap},
  author={Seema Jayachandran and Rohini P. Pande},
  journal={Economic and Political Weekly},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={77-79}
}
I n his article, " Does India Really Suffer from Worse Child Malnutrition Than Sub-Saharan Africa? " , Arvind Pana-gariya makes an impassioned case against accepting traditional measures that indicate that Indian children suffer from worse malnutrition than their African counterparts. This phenomenon – that Indian children are more stunted despite the coun-try's better performance on an array of other health and development indicators – was dubbed the " South Asian Enigma " in an article by… 

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