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Stature and relative deprivation: Fatherless children in early industrial Britain.

Abstract:

Economic historians and development economists have exploited links between nutrition, health status and physical stature to argue that evidence about height can be used to supplement conventional economic indices of well-being. Evidence on stature may be available for time periods when conventional economic indices are not. It may also exist for sections of populations for which only aggregate income data is available, and so expose variations in living standards within populations: indeed t...

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Sara Horrell More by this author
Jane Humphries More by this author
Hans-Joachim Voth More by this author
Journal:
Continuity and Change
Volume:
13
Issue:
01
Publication date:
1998
URN:
uuid:f9ed9fdf-7644-4ea2-9be3-5a73cc5d1b95
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15339
Language:
English

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