Impact of International Monetary Fund programs on child health

  title={Impact of International Monetary Fund programs on child health},
  author={A. Daoud and Elias Nosrati and Bernhard Reinsberg and Alexander E. Kentikelenis and Thomas Stubbs and Lawrence Peter King},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={6492 - 6497}
Significance This study adds to the state of the art by analyzing the impact of International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs on children’s health, mediated by their parents’ education. It is the first to combine macrodata and microdata to address this issue systematically across five dimensions of child health: water, malnutrition, shelter, sanitation, and health care access. The sample represents about 2.8 billion (about 50%) of the world’s population in year 2000. Using multilevel models, we… 

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