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Does having a newborn child affect income diversification opportunities?

Subtitle:
evidence from the Peruvian Young Lives Study
Abstract:

The ability of households to diversify their income sources is strongly related to their capacity to cope in times of pressure, such as during economic crises. This is particularly so among the poor, who often do not have adequate resources on which to draw when under such pressures. Households with a newborn child face two additional constraints: the income-generating capability of mothers can be moderately or severely reduced; and households may have to spend more because of the newborn chi...

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University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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Institution:
Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional (Peru)
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Young Lives
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Institution:
Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional (Peru)
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Young Lives
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Javier Escobal
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Pablo Suárez
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Sharon Huttly
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Claudio F Lanata
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Mary E. Penny
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Working Paper
Publication date:
2005
URN:
uuid:99e16dcd-da83-4a1c-990c-98de27738c91
Local pid:
ora:1591
ISBN:
1-904427-25-1

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