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The Impact of Natural Shocks on Children Morbidity in Rural Mexico

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At least two of the eight core Millennium Development Goals that are set to agreed targets by 2015 comprise aspects directly related with under-five children morbidity (i.e. reduce under-five mortality and combat the spread of diseases, especially malaria). It has therefore become an imperative to understand how the consequences of a changing climate, and some of its most hostile manifestations in the form of droughts and floods, can impinge on human well being and welfare through health as a fundamental dimension of development.

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Panel Data Human Development Index Climatic Risk Balance Panel Health Shock 
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