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2003 - 2023

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Volume 2, issue 3, 2004

Correlates and determinants of child anthropometrics in Latin America: background and overview of the symposium pp. 335-351 Downloads
Jere Behrman and Emmanuel Skoufias
Effects of land titling on child health pp. 353-372 Downloads
Sebastian Galiani and Ernesto Schargrodsky
Geography and culture matter for malnutrition in Bolivia pp. 373-390 Downloads
Rolando Morales, Ana Maria Aguilar and Alvaro Calzadilla
Infant mortality and child health in Brazil pp. 391-410 Downloads
Denisard Alves and Walter Belluzzo
Child health in rural Colombia: determinants and policy interventions pp. 411-438 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Luis Carlos Gomez, Ana Gomez Rojas and Marcos Vera-Hernandez
The role of maternal cognitive ability on child health pp. 439-455 Downloads
Luis N. Rubalcava and Graciela Teruel
Private and public determinants of child nutrition in Nicaragua and Western Honduras pp. 457-488 Downloads
Vincent David, Marco Moncada and Fidel Ordonez
Poverty, health infrastructure and the nutrition of Peruvian children pp. 489-510 Downloads
Martín Valdivia
The biological standard of living in the two Koreas pp. 511-518 Downloads
Sunyoung Pak

Volume 2, issue 2, 2004

Alcohol abuse and suicide attempts among youth pp. 159-180 Downloads
Pinka Chatterji, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Sara Markowitz
Height, income, and nutrition in the Netherlands: the second half of the 19th century pp. 181-195 Downloads
Jan Jacobs and Vincent Tassenaar
Economic growth and the biological standard of living in China, 1880-1930 pp. 197-218 Downloads
Stephen Morgan
Driver's licenses as a source of data on height and weight pp. 219-227 Downloads
Eric M. Ossiander, Irvin Emanuel, William O'Brien and Kathleen Malone
Analyzing infant mortality with geoadditive categorical regression models: a case study for Nigeria pp. 229-244 Downloads
Samson B. Adebayo, Ludwig Fahrmeir and Stephan Klasen
The socio-economic effects of tropical diseases in Nigeria pp. 245-263 Downloads
J. C. Umeh, O. Amali and E. U. Umeh
The relationship between maternal characteristics, birth weight and pre-term delivery: evidence from Germany at the end of the 20th century pp. 265-280 Downloads
Manfred Voigt, Guido Heineck and Volker Hesse
Height, weight and BMI of schoolchildren in Jena, Germany--are the secular changes levelling off? pp. 281-294 Downloads
Konrad Zellner, Uwe Jaeger and Katrin Kromeyer-Hauschild
Children's growth and socio-economic status in Hungary pp. 295-320 Downloads
O. G. Eiben and C. G. N. Mascie-Taylor
Socioeconomic determinants of anthropometric trends among Hungarian youth pp. 321-333 Downloads
Gyula Gyenis and Kalman Joubert

Volume 2, issue 1, 2004

Editor's note pp. 1-3 Downloads
John Komlos
A restricted maximum likelihood estimator for truncated height samples pp. 5-19 Downloads
Brian A'Hearn
Macro shocks and micro outcomes: child nutrition during Indonesia's crisis pp. 21-44 Downloads
Steven Block, Lynnda Kiess, Patrick Webb, Soewarta Kosen, Regina Moench-Pfanner, Martin W. Bloem and Charles Timmer
Observations on the history of Dutch physical stature from the late-Middle Ages to the present pp. 45-55 Downloads
Hans de Beer
From the tallest to (one of) the fattest: the enigmatic fate of the American population in the 20th century pp. 57-74 Downloads
John Komlos and Marieluise Baur
The height of Tennessee convicts: another piece of the "antebellum puzzle" pp. 75-86 Downloads
Marco Sunder
Socio-economic transition, inequality, and mortality in Lithuania pp. 87-95 Downloads
Ramune Kalediene and Jadvyga Petrauskiene
The effect of the economic transition on the body mass index of conscripts in Poland pp. 97-106 Downloads
Slawomir Koziel, Zygmunt Welon, Tadeusz Bielicki, Alicja Szklarska and Stanley Ulijaszek
Social inequality and obesity in Czech school children pp. 107-118 Downloads
J. Vignerova, P. Blaha, K. Osancova and Z. Roth
On the incidence of diarrhoea among young Indian children pp. 119-138 Downloads
Vani Borooah
Infant feeding practices and chronic child malnutrition in the Indian states of Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh pp. 139-158 Downloads
Lance Brennan, John McDonald and Ralph Shlomowitz

Volume 1, issue 3, 2003

Heights, calories and welfare: a new perspective on Italian industrialization, 1854-1913 pp. 289-308 Downloads
Giovanni Federico
The effects of maternal education versus cognitive test scores on child nutrition in Kenya pp. 309-319 Downloads
Alok Bhargava and Melanie Fox
The cost-effectiveness of health education in improving knowledge and awareness about intestinal parasites in rural Bangladesh pp. 321-330 Downloads
C. G. N. Mascie-Taylor, R. Karim, E. Karim, S. Akhtar, T. Ahmed and R. M. Montanari
Wage rentals for reproducible human capital: evidence from Ghana and the Ivory Coast pp. 331-366 Downloads
T. Schultz
Bio-cultural effects in medieval populations pp. 367-377 Downloads
Marianne Schweich and Christopher Knusel
Perinatal mortality in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1880-1940 pp. 379-398 Downloads
W. Peter Ward
Data: archival information available on the health of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary inmates pp. 399-399 Downloads
John Komlos
Data: archival information on the physical stature and weight of American men during World War I and World War II pp. 401-402 Downloads
John Komlos
Perspective in Human Growth, Development and Maturation: Parasmani Dasgupta, Ronald Houspie (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 2001, ISBN 1-4020-0000-6, pp. xvi + 364 pp. 403-408 Downloads
Premananda Bharati
Human Growth from Conception to Maturity: G. Gilli, L.M. Schell, C. Benso (Eds.), Smith-Gordon & Nishimura, London & Tokyo, ISBN 1 85463 216 7 pp. 409-411 Downloads
Bernard Harris
Bio-demographic change and socio-economic trends in Bulgaria pp. 413-428 Downloads
Rossitsa Rangelova

Volume 1, issue 2, 2003

Economic and anthropological assessments of the health of children in Maya immigrant families in the US pp. 145-160 Downloads
Patricia K. Smith, Barry Bogin, Maria Ines Varela-Silva and James Loucky
The secular trend in human physical growth: a biological view pp. 161-168 Downloads
T. J. Cole
The ups and downs of Mexican economic growth: the biological standard of living and inequality, 1870-1950 pp. 169-186 Downloads
Moramay Lopez-Alonso and Raul Porras Condey
The biological standard of living in Taiwan under Japanese occupation pp. 187-206 Downloads
Kelly B. Olds
Human capital, schooling and health pp. 207-221 Downloads
T. Schultz
Epidemiological transitions, reproductive health, and the Flexible Response Model pp. 223-242 Downloads
Virginia J. Vitzthum and Hilde Spielvogel
Height cycles in the 18th and 19th centuries pp. 243-257 Downloads
Ulrich Woitek
The effect of new drug approvals on HIV mortality in the US, 1987-1998 pp. 259-266 Downloads
Frank Lichtenberg
The making of giants in a welfare state: the Norwegian experience in the 20th century pp. 267-276 Downloads
Marco Sunder
The anthropometric legacy of Franz Boas pp. 277-284 Downloads
Richard L. Jantz
The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere: R.H. Steckel, J.C Rose, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002, US$ 75 pp. 285-288 Downloads
A. Steegmann

Volume 1, issue 1, 2003

Editor's introduction pp. v-vii Downloads
John Komlos
Autarchy, market disintegration, and health: the mortality and nutritional crisis in Nazi Germany, 1933-1937 pp. 1-28 Downloads
Joerg Baten and Andrea Wagner
Physical growth in a transitional economy: the aftermath of South African apartheid pp. 29-42 Downloads
Noel Cameron
Anthropometric status of Kazakh children in the 1990s pp. 43-53 Downloads
A. D. Dangour, A. Farmer, H. L. Hill and S. J. Ismail
Socio-economic determinants of health and physical fitness in southern Ethiopia pp. 55-75 Downloads
Ayal Kimhi
Non-parametric regression with BayesX: a flexible estimation of trends in human physical stature in 19th century America pp. 77-89 Downloads
Stefan Lang and Marco Sunder
Does bone mineralization reflect economic conditions? An examination using a national US sample pp. 91-104 Downloads
Diane S. Lauderdale and Paul J. Rathouz
The hidden penalties of gender inequality: fetal origins of ill-health pp. 105-121 Downloads
Siddiq Osmani and Amartya Sen
Trends in body size, diet and food availability in the Cook Islands in the second half of the 20th century pp. 123-137 Downloads
Stanley J. Ulijaszek
Research project: A history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present pp. 139-142 Downloads
Richard Steckel
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