Undernutrition , and Child Mortality : Some Inter-Regional Puzzles and their Implications for Research and Policy

@inproceedings{Klasen2006UndernutritionA,
  title={Undernutrition , and Child Mortality : Some Inter-Regional Puzzles and their Implications for Research and Policy},
  author={Stephan Klasen},
  year={2006}
}
This paper examines the relationship between measures of income poverty, undernourishment, childhood undernutrition, and child mortality in developing countries. While there is, as expected, a close aggregate correlation between these measures of deprivation, the measures generate some inter-regional paradoxes. Income poverty and child mortality is highest in Africa, but childhood undernutrition is by far the highest in South Asia, while the share of people with insufficient calories… CONTINUE READING

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