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Do pre-natal and post-natal economic shocks have a long-lasting effect on the height of 5-year-old children? Evidence from 20 sentinel sites of rural and urban Ethiopia

Abstract:

While the Ethiopian national emergency and food security programmes support farmers hit by area-wide shocks such as crop failure brought about by drought, insects and pests, idiosyncratic shocks such as illness and death of household member, loss of assets and separation of family or divorce are not covered by any of the current programmes. In the absence of social assistance programmes to support vulnerable households, these idiosyncratic shocks may lead to serious malnutrition among poor ch...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Woldehanna, T
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R8544
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
Place of publication:
http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISBN:
9781904427667
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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