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Monsoon babies : rainfall shocks and child nutrition in Nepal (English)

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Do household consumption-smoothing strategies in poor countries entail significant long-run costs in terms of reduced human capital? This paper exploits the timing of monsoon rainfall shocks and the seasonal nature of agriculture to isolate income effects... See More +

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  • Tiwari, Sailesh; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Skoufias, Emmanuel;
  • 2013/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6395
  • 1
  • 1
  • Nepal
  • South Asia
  • 2013/03/01
  • Disclosed
  • Monsoon babies : rainfall shocks and child nutrition in Nepal
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