The evolution of adult height in Europe: A brief note

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Economics and Human Biology
To cite or link this document: Garcia Villar, Jaume, 1956- Quintana, Climent
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa 2006-12-01
dc.identifier.citation Economics and Human Biology
dc.description.abstract This paper presents new evidence on the evolution of adult height in 10 European countries for cohorts born between 1950 and 1980 using the European Community Household Panel (ECHP), which collects height data from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. Our findings show a gradual increase in adult height across all countries. However, countries from Southern Europe (Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain) experienced higher gains in stature than those located in Northern Europe (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland and Sweden).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 1002
dc.rights L'accés als continguts d'aquest document queda condicionat a l'acceptació de les condicions d'ús establertes per la següent llicència Creative Commons
dc.title The evolution of adult height in Europe: A brief note
dc.title.alternative Vol. 5, 2007, pp. 340-349
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper 2014-06-03T07:14:18Z
dc.subject.keyword europe
dc.subject.keyword height
dc.subject.keyword echp
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