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Maternal group participation and child nutritional status in Peru

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Using data from the Peruvian sample of the Young Lives study, this paper investigates the association between maternal group participation and child nutritional status at the ages of 1 and 5 years. This study finds that the relationship between child nutrition and maternal group participation depends on the level of maternal education. In fact, maternal group participation is positively associated with child height‐for‐age when children were 1 year old, for those children whose mothers had ha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/rode.12363

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Review of Development Economics More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
459-483
Publication date:
2017-12-15
Acceptance date:
2017-09-17
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EISSN:
1467-9361
ISSN:
1363-6669
Pubs id:
pubs:812846
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uuid:b615c212-3289-4fea-9ac7-8526d7a3cb36
Local pid:
pubs:812846
Source identifiers:
812846
Deposit date:
2018-09-23

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