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    The Urban Labour Market During Structural Adjustment: Ethiopia 1990-1997

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1998
    Paper examines the effects of reform and structural adjustment on the urban labour market in Ethiopia using a combination of cross-section and panel data based on surveys conducted both pre- and post- reform. During this period Ethiopia has seen impressive growth in GDP but little in the way of private investment.
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    In sickness and in health... : risk-sharing within households in rural Ethiopia

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997
    To investigate risk-sharing within the household, we model nutritional status as a durable good and we look at the consequences of individual health shocks. For household allocation to be pareto-efficient, households should pool shocks to income. We also investigate whether households can smooth nutritional levels over time.
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    The consequences of past agricultural outputs on the interacting nutrition and health of autarkic peasants : evidence from Rwanda

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997
    In rural areas of LDC, because of the existence of market imperfections, health and nutrition status may depend on the levels of specific agricultural productions and not only on the income level. However, these specific impacts have never been studied.
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    'The rich are just like us only richer?: poverty functions or consumption functions?

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1995
    The concept of a poverty function is introduced, modelling the shortfall of household consumption from the poverty line as a function of reduced form determinants such as human capital and land holdings. The model is estimated using a tobit and data from Uganda.
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    Health as an informational good: the determinants of child nutrition and mortality during political and economic recovery in Uganda

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1995
    The paper uses data from the 1992 Integrated Household Survey to model the determinants of child mortality and malnutrition. Parental beliefs about health have a strong and very highly significant influence on child mortality. Education and income also play a role, partly coming through its effect on beliefs, but early primary education seems to have little effect.
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    Child Labor in Cote d'Ivoire: Incidence and Determinants

    Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1998
    Most children in Côte d'Ivoire perform some kind of work. In rural areas, more than four of five children work, with only a third combining work with schooling. Child labor in Côte d'Ivoire increased in the 1980s because of a severe economic crisis. Two out of three urban children aged 7 to 17 work; half of them also attend school.
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    Sector strategy: Health, Nutrition & Population

    Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank, 1997
    How does the World Bank assess the major trends and key development strategies in the health, nutrition and population (HNP) sector?
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    Gender and health: a technical paper

    Women's Health and Development Programme, WHO, 1998
    Studies on health differences between men and women tend to emphasise biological factors as determinant. Instead, this technical paper, written by the Gender and Women’s Health Department at the World Health Organisation (WHO), explores the implications of the shift to a 'gender and development' (GAD) approach for the analysis of health and health care issues.
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    Class Action: Improving School Performance in the Developing World Through Better Health and Nutrition

    Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank, 1999
    The success of survival programs for children under 5 in the developing world has created new challenges for improving the quality of life for the survivors: those who reach school age. Class Action summarizes how better nutrition and health for youths will enhance school, performance, productivity, and the health of future generations. [author]
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    Design, Content and Financing of an Essential National Package of Health Services

    Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank, 1993
    A minimum package of public health and clinical interventions, which are highly cost-effective and deal with major sources of disease burden, could be provided in low-income countries for about $ 12 per person per year, and in middle-income countries for about $ 22.

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