Samuel Annim is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Most of his research applies microeconometric techniques and targets South Asia and Africa countries. In the past year, he has investigated issues related to the correlates of child malnutrition, nutrition-wage hypothesis, access to finance and impact of microfinance in India and Ghana.
Women’s empowerment and child malnutrition in rural India
19 Jun 2015
Research has found mother’s empowerment to have a positive impact on the nutrition status of their children. This column analyses this relationship for data from rural India for the period 1992-2006. Among other factors, it highlights the importance of mother’s education in relation to father’s education in determining children’s nutrition.
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