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Chicken Out (The Economist)

Dec 11, 2015

The Economist cited the research of IFPRI’s Derek Headey and Kalle Hirvonen in the December 12 issue. According to the article, Headey and Hirvonen found “that households which kept poultry indoors had a significantly higher rate of child stunting than those that kept the birds outside—somewhat ironic, as government policy is to encourage children to eat eggs precisely in order to prevent stunting.” Read the full article on The Economist’s website or in this week’s print edition.