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model of nutrition, health, and economic productivity

Peter Svedberg

model of nutrition, health, and economic productivity

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Published by World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki, Finland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutrition -- Economic aspects -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Svedberg.
    SeriesWIDER working papers ;, WP 46
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/17862 (H)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2261658M
    LC Control Number89143816
    OCLC/WorldCa20642192

    This book is an introduction to the newer features of growth theory that are particularly useful in examining the issues of economic development. Structural transformation, in which developing countries transition from traditional production in largely rural areas to modern production in largely urban areas, is an important causal force in. The disadvantage of using GDP as a measure of productivity and economic health is that it does not effectively measure the quality of products. Asked in History, Politics & Society, Business. "Adjusting National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Sample Weights for Women of Childbearing Age." Jennifer Parker, Amy Branum, Daniel Axelrad, and Jonathan Cohen in Vital and Health Statistics 2(). May "Adventures in Modeling Good and Bad Outputs: A 30 Year Retrospective.".


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