Fetal origins, childhood development, and famine: a bibliography and literature review
Cormac Ó Gráda ()
No 201128, Working Papers from School of Economics, University College Dublin
The human costs of famines outlast the famines themselves. An increasing body of research points to their adverse long-run consequences for those born or in utero during them. This paper offers an introduction to the burgeoning literature on fetal origins and famine through a review of research on one well-known case study and a bibliography of published work in the field generally.
Keywords: Health; Famine; Fetal origins; Economic history; Famines--Health aspects; Fetus--Development; Child development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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