Longitudinal Studies of Human Growth and Health: A Review of Recent Historical Research

Kris Inwood, Evan Roberts

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Abstract

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEconomics and History
Subtitle of host publicationSurveys in Cliometrics
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages47-86
Number of pages40
ISBN (Print)9781444337808
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 9 2011

Keywords

  • Anthropometric evidence in economics
  • Anthropometric history and living standards
  • Body composition, morbidity and mortality
  • Change in individual circumstances across time
  • Early-life environmental influences
  • Height, summary measure of net nutrition
  • Human growth and health
  • Mortality risk, function of height, weight
  • Stature and weight as measures of human welfare
  • Steckel and Trussel's use of growth velocities

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