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Living standards in South Africa's former homelands

Mariotti, Martine

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I exploit the sudden increase in employment in 1975, 1976 and 1977 in some former homelands by comparing the long term adult physical outcomes of children benefitting from the employment increase to those not subject to it. Using a standard difference in difference approach I find that there was some malnutrition in the homelands resulting in stunting in African men born during the shock providing support to the foetal origins hypothesis. The employment shock did not affect other long term...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research School of Economics (RSE)
Date published: 2012-03
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9300

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