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Myths and Realities of Child Nutrition
In his article Arvind Panagariya argues that (a) the prevailing narrative of child malnutrition being worse in India “than nearly all Sub-Saharan African countries with lower per capita incomes” is false, (b) that this notion is an “artefact of a faulty methodology”, and (c) that the nutrition situation and recent trends in India are not so bad anyway.
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- Does India Really Suffer from Worse Child Malnutrition Than Sub-Saharan Africa?
- Methodologically Deficient, Ignorant of Prior Research
- Stunting among Children: Facts and Implications
- Reality of Higher Malnutrition among Indian Children
- Are Child Malnutrition Figures for India Exaggerated?
- Choice Not Genes: Probable Cause for the India-Africa Child Height Gap
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