Malaria_economic - Malaria weakens body to other diseases...

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Relationship between Poverty and Malaria Rich able to afford prevention Even though wealthy, still get malaria, just depends on degree Malaria ==> Microeconomic channels Demographic parents produce many children in order to ensure some survive Human Capital acquisition illness reduces school attendence Financial Costs cost of prevention. Lost labor Malaria Interactions with other diseases
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Unformatted text preview: Malaria weakens body to other diseases Lower life expectancy leads to riskier behavior Economy wide (macroeconomic channels) Limits habitability Acquired immunity diminishes quickly over time, limits labor mobility across regions Discourages international travel (tourism, trade and investment)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course NS 2060 taught by Professor Stoltzfus,r. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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