Fetal origins, childhood development, and famine: a bibliography and literature review

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Title: Fetal origins, childhood development, and famine: a bibliography and literature review
Authors: Ó Gráda, Cormac
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3682
Date: Dec-2011
Abstract: The human costs of famines outlast the famines themselves. An increasing body of research points to their adverse long-run consequences for those born or in utero during them. This paper offers an introduction to the burgeoning literature on fetal origins and famine through a review of research on one well-known case study and a bibliography of published work in the field generally.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Economics
Series/Report no.: UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series; WP11/28
Keywords: HealthFamineFetal originsEconomic history
Subject LCSH: Famines--Health aspects
Fetus--Development
Child development
Other versions: http://www.ucd.ie/t4cms/WP11_28.pdf
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers

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