Nutrition, health and productivity in developing countries
This chapter examines the links between adults' nutritional and health status and their economic (labour) productivity in developing countries. Section 6.1 begins by discussing certain studies conducted by biomedical researchers on the effects of nutritional status on labour productivity in developing countries. The approaches used in economics are briefly discussed in section 6.2. Section 6.3 discusses the effects of adults' nutritional status on time allocation patterns.
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