The Green revolution and infant mortality in India

We use a difference in differences approach to show that the adoption of High Yielding Varieties (HYV) reduced infant mortality in India. This holds even comparing children of the same mother. The effects of HVY adoption on mortality are larger for rural children, boys, and low-caste children. While...

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Main Author: Bharadwaj, Prashant
Fenske, James
Kala, Namrata
Mirza, Rinchan Ali
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier 2020
Data of publication: 2020
Bibliography: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/80934/2/BFMKNov2019_Apptext.pdf
https://kar.kent.ac.uk/80934/1/BFMKNov2019_Drafttext.pdf
Bharadwaj, Prashant, Fenske, James, Kala, Namrata, Mirza, Rinchan Ali (2020) The Green revolution and infant mortality in India. Journal of Health Economics, 71 . ISSN 0167-6296. (doi:10.1016/j.jhealeco.2020.102314 <https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2020.102314>) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:80934 )
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