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Why the firstborn is more likely to succeed in life

Jayachandran, Seema and Pande, Rohini (2014) Why the firstborn is more likely to succeed in life. International Growth Centre Blog (04 Nov 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Physical height is an important economic variable reflecting health and human capital. Puzzlingly, however, differences in average height across developing countries are not well explained by differences in wealth. We cannot close the malnutrition gap without addressing the social norms and economic rationales that deprive girls and younger siblings of the resources they need

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
L Education > L Education (General)
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 13:57
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 15:41
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81948

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