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Intergenerational Effects of the 1959–61 China Famine

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Abstract

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2007 warned that the target of halving the proportion of underweight children would be missed by 30 million children, despite the fact that the gap had been narrowing in the previous fifteen years. A year after the Midpoint Report, the world finds itself rapidly drifting away from that target as escalating food and energy prices threaten to roll back earlier progress. The Global Monitoring Report 2008 argues for a stronger focus on combating malnutrition, especially among children, to underpin better human development outcomes.

Keywords

Excess Death Rate Fetal Growth Restriction Intergenerational Transfer Survey Wave Intergenerational Effect 
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