With the help of one's neighbors: externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru.

@article{Alderman2003WithTH,
  title={With the help of one's neighbors: externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru.},
  author={Harold Alderman and Jesko S. Hentschel and Ricardo Sabat{\'e}s},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={2019-31}
}
Both public and private resources contribute to the nutritional status of children. In addition, the investments made by one household may contribute to the health of other households in the neighborhood through improvements in the sanitation environment and through increases in shared knowledge. This paper measures the externalities of investments in nutrition by indicating the impact of the education of women in Peruvian neighborhoods on the nutrition of children in other households, after… CONTINUE READING

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