Robust Comparisons of Malnutrition in Developing Countries

We use Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) to make international and inter-temporal welfare comparisons. While most poverty analyses rely on expenditures or income, we use anthropometric measures of nutrition as indicators of living standards. The advantages are that we observe individual—not house...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic details
Volume: 84
Main Author: Sahn, David E
Stifel, David C
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MALDEN Blackwell Publishing 01.08.2002
Oxford University Press
BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
published in: American journal of agricultural economics Vol. 84; no. 3; pp. 716 - 735
Data of publication: August 2002
ISSN: 0002-9092
1467-8276
EISSN: 1467-8276
Discipline: Economics
Agriculture
Bibliography: The authors would like to thank two anonymous referees and Peter Glick for invaluable comments, and are indebted to Macro International Inc., for supplying the data, and in particular, Brid‐gette James for her assistance and prompt responses to queries. They are also grateful for the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development and of the World Bank.
Subjects:
DHS
DHS
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded - 2002
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2002
Web of Knowledge
Science Citation Index Expanded
Web of Science
CrossRef
Academic OneFile (A&I only)
Database information Databases - DBIS