Disease and Economic Development: The Impact of Parasitic Diseases in St. Lucia

Burton A. Weisbrod, Ralph L. Andreano, Robert E. Baldwin, Erwin H. Epstein, Allen C. Kelley, Thomas W. Helminiak

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Abstract

This study sought to measure the impacts of five parasitic diseases on (1) mortality and natality, (2) school attendance and academic performance of children, (3) labor productivity on a rural plantation, and in an urban light-manufacturing plant — all in St. Lucia, West Indies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-117
JournalInternational Journal of Social Economics
Volume1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1974

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