Fetal Origins, Childhood Development, and Famine: A Bibliography and Literature Review
University College Dublin (UCD)
January 6, 2012
The human costs of famines outlast the famines themselves. An increasing body of research points to their adverse long-run consequences for those born or in utero during them. This paper offers an introduction to the burgeoning literature on fetal origins and famine through a review of research on one well-known case study and a bibliography of published work in the field generally.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 71
Keywords: fetal origins, famine, childhood development
JEL Classification: O1, I1, N3
Date posted: January 7, 2012