Brief No. 1:1: Arsenic Contamination, Nutrition, and Economic Growth in Bangladesh
|Title||Arsenic Contamination, Nutrition, and Economic Growth in Bangladesh|
|Publication Type||Research Brief|
|Secondary Authors||Rosenzweig MR, Hassan N|
|Year of Publication||2012|
This Research Brief highlights a study that provides new estimates of the effects of dietary exposure to arsenic, and how arsenic ingestion and retention causally affects nutritional status, physical and cognitive capacity, and household income, using toenail clippings obtained from a sample of members in rural households in Bangladesh.