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The toilet gap: How much of differences across developing countries in child height can sanitation explain?
posted to Development Impact - News, views, methods, and insights from the world of impact evaluation on Wed 6th Feb 13
Guest post by Dean SpearsA childs height is one of the most important indicators of her well-being. Height reflects the accumulated total of early-life health, net nutrition, and disease. Because problems that prevent children from growing tall also
posted to Geary Behavioural Economics Blog on Sat 21st Aug 10
Empoverished early conditions affect stature through a variety of channels. In general we expect that people who grow up in environments with inadaquate nutrition, poor sanitation and so on to be shorter. Recent evidence from global surveys bears this out.