BREAD Working Paper No. 608, May 2022

The Rise and Fall of SES Gradients in Heights around the World Elisabetta Aurino, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Alessandro Tarozzi and Brendan Tinoco   Abstract We use data from a large sample of low and middle income countries to study the association (or “gradient”) between child height and maternal education. While the strong positive association between child […]

BREAD Working Paper No. 535, February 2018

Demand for Information on Environmental Health Risk, Mode of Delivery, and Behavioral Change: Evidence from Sonargaon, Bangladesh Ricardo Maertens, Alessandro Tarozzi, Kazi Matin Ahmed, Alexander van Geen Abstract Lack of access to reliable information on environmental exposure limits opportunities for risk- avoiding behavior, particularly in developing countries. Private markets could potentially play a role in providing […]