• David Bloom


The Contribution of Women’s Health to Economic Development. David Bloom, October 9, 2015, Opinion. "There has been lots of discussion about economic growth in developing countries, improved health, and the link between health and growth. But does it matter whether it is men’s or women’s health that is improved? This column argues that it does – targeting health investments on women rather than on men is a strong lever for development policy. Over the last few years there has been an ongoing debate on the impact of health improvements on economic growth (e.g. WHO 2001, Acemoglu and Johnson 2007, Lorentzen et al. 2008)..." Link