The Economic Dimensions Of Malnutrition

Book : The Economic Dimensions Of Malnutrition

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Social Phsician

Publishing Location : Amerika

Published Date : Kasım 1978

Publisher : World Bank

Document Type : Document

Book No : 8312

INDEX

PREFACE
Introduction
I. THE MAGNITUDE OF THE PROBLEM 3
A- THE GLOBAL PICTURE 3
B. THE INCIDENCE OF CALORIE MALNUTRITON İN YOUNG CHILDREN 6
II. THE ECONOMIC JUSTIFICATION FOR INTERVENTION 15
A. CHILDREN'S NUTRITION AS A "PUPELIC GOOD " 16
B.”RESOURCE SAVING" ARGUMENTS 18
C. THE ”HUMAN CAPITAL" ARGUMENTS 21
III. THE ECONOMICS 0F INTERVENTION 28
A. THE FUTURE UNDER THE NORMAL COURSE OF DEVELOPMENT 28
1. Perspectives for the Future 28
2. Identifying Points of intervention 31
3. General and Target Oriented Programs 34
B." THE EFFECTIVENES' OF TARGET ORIENTED FOOD PROGRAM 36
1. Programs Equivalent to An Income Transfer 37
a. The strength of consumer sovereignty Reselling 37
b. Inframarginal food programs 38
2. Programs Different to An Equivalent Income Transfer 39
a. Definition of programs and cost effectiveness 39
b. Substitution between foods and effects on calorie
consumption 50
3. Some Conclusions
Technical Appendix - Increasing Calorie Consumption in Children
Cast Effectiveness Comparisons Between General and
Target Oriented Programs