WORKING PAPER Economic Fluctuations, Child Mortality and Policy Considerations in the Least Developed Countries

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Between 1990 and 2010 child mortality decreased in general terms in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), although the differences between countries over time are significant. This paper examines the relationship between short-term economic fluctuations and changes in child mortality in the LDCs during the period 1990-2010. Unlike other studies, we consider… (More)

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