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NUTRITION, HEALTH AND RURAL LABOR PRODUCTIVITY: PRELIMINARY WAGE EVIDENCE FROM BANGLADESH

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  • Agricultural Science
  • Medicine

Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between nutrition and rural labor productivity using height and calorie intake as measures of nutrition and health status. The study is based on data from a survey of 956 households conducted in Bangladesh between 1996 and 1997. The paper focuses on adult male agricultural wage earners.

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