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In the debate on gender discrimination in India a frequently used measure is sex ratio. We propose a new indicator: dimorphism in the nutritional and health status approximated by mean stature which reflects the burden of workload, and differential access to food and health, that surviving boys...
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Ein Leben frei von Hunger ist ein bedeutender Bestandteil der Lebensqualität. Um die Ernährungssituation in Afrika südlich der Sahara (ASS) zu quantifizieren, bedient sich die Studie der Methoden der anthropometrischen Wirtschaftsgeschichte. Eine unzureichende Ernährung sowie ein hoher...
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A growing body of scholarly research locates the roots of Africa's poverty in its colonial past. However, studies avoid tracing Africa's development over the full course of history. In this paper, I quantify the changes in well-being of the African population in Ghana and Kenya, at the regional...
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While Ghana is a classic case of economic growth in an agriculturalâ€export colony, scholars have queried whether it was sustained, and how far its benefits were widely distributed, socially and regionally. Using height as a measure of human wellâ€being we explore the evolution of living...
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