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Unformatted text preview: n development field work Discussion: identifying potential poverty traps, why RCTs? Topic 2 – Food: Key Readings: The Indiana Jones of Economics/Jensen’s research on Giffen goods, The Great Bengal Famine, PE Chapter 2 Economic Concepts: importance of childhood nutrition, demand for calories, substitution/income effects Discussion: does eating more make people more productive? Intergenerational poverty traps. Evidence for nutrition based poverty trap? Topic 3 – Health: Key Readings: Udaipur Case Study, PE Ch 3 Economic Concepts: understanding the low demand for public health services (demand and supply side explanations), self‐limiting diseases makes learning about the effectiveness o...
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- Spring '11