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Alok Bhargava

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199269143

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.001.0001

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Nutrition, health and productivity in developing countries

Nutrition, health and productivity in developing countries

(p.118) 6 Nutrition, health and productivity in developing countries
Food, Economics, and Health

Alok Bhargava

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the links between adults' nutritional and health status and their economic (labour) productivity in developing countries. Section 6.1 begins by discussing certain studies conducted by biomedical researchers on the effects of nutritional status on labour productivity in developing countries. The approaches used in economics are briefly discussed in section 6.2. Section 6.3 discusses the effects of adults' nutritional status on time allocation patterns.

Keywords:   nutritional status, health status, adults, labour productivity

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