Faculty Fellow Santosh Kumar published his article “Intergenerational persistence of health: Evidence from India” in the Economics Letters journal. 

Focused on India, Kumar’s article examines intergenerational mobility in health. The author found that “children of anemic mothers are more likely to be anemic,” and noticed that the likelihood of having an anemic child differed by wealth quintile, “indicating that economic status may play a role in the persistence of poor health across generations in developing countries.” 

Read the full article here.