The malaria gap.

  title={The malaria gap.},
  author={Pia N. Malaney and Andrew L Spielman and Jeffrey Sachs},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={71 2 Suppl},
Although the correlation between malaria and poverty is apparent, the nature of the linkages in terms of directions and mechanisms of causation is less so, and different methodologic approaches provide widely divergent perspectives concerning the impact of the disease. Certain macroeconomic studies find that in highly endemic countries, malaria may be responsible for reducing economic growth by more than one percentage point a year. Microeconomic studies, which aggregate the cost per case, find… CONTINUE READING
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