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Honey, I grew the kids: evidence from ethnic Indians in England

Alacevich, Caterina and Tarozzi, Alessandro (2016) Honey, I grew the kids: evidence from ethnic Indians in England. International Growth Centre Blog (22 Aug 2016). Blog.

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Abstract

Despite impressive rates of economic growth in recent decades, India remains one of the worst performing countries worldwide in terms of height, among children and adults. This blog shows that height gaps exist, although decline substantially, among adult immigrants of Indian ethnicity in England, while virtually disappearing among their young children.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 07:57
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 07:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81718

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