What is India's calorie paradox?


Published 15.04.19
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Atul Loke ©ODI

Why is an increase in average wealth in India accompanied by a decrease in average calorie consumption?

Josephine Duh and Dean Spears unpack the potential reasons behind India’s calorie paradox. They find that improved health and sanitation conditions could help explain this phenomenon.

Editor’s note: This video was first published by the Royal Economic Society.