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    Tall and Short Populations

    Feb 26, 14 • 292 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic Growth, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Environment, Health Care, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    Princeton economist Angus Deaton estimates that it will take 500 years for Indian women to reach the height of English women. In The Great Escape, Dr. Deaton explains that a population could be short because of nutrition or disease. When babies consume