NUTRITION INTAKE
AND
ECONOMIC GROWTH

Studies on the cost of hunger
 
 

Contents


Edited by
Kiyoshi Taniguchi
Agricultural and Development Economics Division
FAO Economic and Social Department

Xiaojun Wang
Department of Economics
University of Hawaii

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CONTENTS

Foreword

Acknowledgements

MICRO- AND MACROEVIDENCE ON THE IMPACT OF UNDERNOURISHMENT
Sumiter Broca and Kostas Stamoulis

DOES BETTER NUTRITION ENHANCE ECONOMIC GROWTH?
IMPACT OF UNDERNOURISHMENT

Xiaojun Wang and Kiyoshi Taniguchi

INTRODUCTION
LITERATURE REVIEW
BACKGROUND AND STYLIZED FACTS
THEORY
EMPIRICAL RESULTS
CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
REFERENCES

LEARNING BY EATING: EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKA
K. Renuka Ganegodage, Kiyoshi Taniguchi and Xiaojun Wang

ANNEX

BACK COVER