Harold Alderman

Summary

Affiliation: The World Bank
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Tall claims: Mortality selection and the height of children in India
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433, MSN MC3 306, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 9:393-406. 2011
  2. ncbi With the help of one's neighbors: externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru
    Harold Alderman
    Food and Nutrition Policy Advisor, The World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2019-31. 2003
  3. ncbi Anemia in low-income countries is unlikely to be addressed by economic development without additional programs
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:265-9. 2009
  4. doi Safety nets can help address the risks to nutrition from increasing climate variability
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    J Nutr 140:148S-52S. 2010
  5. doi Effectiveness of a community-based intervention to improve nutrition in young children in Senegal: a difference in difference analysis
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Africa Region, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:667-73. 2009
  6. pmc Economic and nutritional analyses offer substantial synergies for understanding human nutrition
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Africa Region, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    J Nutr 137:537-44. 2007
  7. pmc Effect on weight gain of routinely giving albendazole to preschool children during child health days in Uganda: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    BMJ 333:122. 2006
  8. ncbi Reducing child malnutrition in Tanzania. Combined effects of income growth and program interventions
    Harold Alderman
    The World Bank, Africa Human Development, 1818 H St, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 4:1-23. 2006
  9. doi Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?
    Marie T Ruel
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Lancet 382:536-51. 2013
  10. ncbi The economic rationale for investing in stunting reduction
    John Hoddinott
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 9:69-82. 2013

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Tall claims: Mortality selection and the height of children in India
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433, MSN MC3 306, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 9:393-406. 2011
    ..The study shows that although mortality risk is higher among malnourished children, selective mortality has only a minor impact on the measured nutritional status of children stratified by gender...
  2. ncbi With the help of one's neighbors: externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru
    Harold Alderman
    Food and Nutrition Policy Advisor, The World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2019-31. 2003
    ..In both urban and rural areas, we observe externalities from investments in such household level infrastructure with the evidence particularly strong for sanitation made by neighboring households...
  3. ncbi Anemia in low-income countries is unlikely to be addressed by economic development without additional programs
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:265-9. 2009
    ..Indeed, overall anemia rates decline roughly a quarter as fast as income increases and at only half the speed at which rates of underweight decline...
  4. doi Safety nets can help address the risks to nutrition from increasing climate variability
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    J Nutr 140:148S-52S. 2010
    ....
  5. doi Effectiveness of a community-based intervention to improve nutrition in young children in Senegal: a difference in difference analysis
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Africa Region, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:667-73. 2009
    ..83 (95% CI 0.686, 1.000), after controlling for regional trends and village and household characteristics. Most measured aspects of health care and health seeking behaviour improved in the treatment relative to the control...
  6. pmc Economic and nutritional analyses offer substantial synergies for understanding human nutrition
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Africa Region, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    J Nutr 137:537-44. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Effect on weight gain of routinely giving albendazole to preschool children during child health days in Uganda: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    BMJ 333:122. 2006
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of delivering an anthelmintic through a community child health programme on the weight gain of preschool children in Uganda...
  8. ncbi Reducing child malnutrition in Tanzania. Combined effects of income growth and program interventions
    Harold Alderman
    The World Bank, Africa Human Development, 1818 H St, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 4:1-23. 2006
    ..Policy simulations make clear that if one intends to halve malnutrition rates by 2015 (the MDG objective), income growth will have to be complemented by large scale program interventions...
  9. doi Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?
    Marie T Ruel
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Lancet 382:536-51. 2013
    ..Nutrition-sensitive programmes can help scale up nutrition-specific interventions and create a stimulating environment in which young children can grow and develop to their full potential...
  10. ncbi The economic rationale for investing in stunting reduction
    John Hoddinott
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 9:69-82. 2013
    ..6 (DRC) to 48 (Indonesia) with a median value of 18 (Bangladesh). Mindful that these results hinge on a number of assumptions, they compare favourably with other investments for which public funds compete. ..
  11. doi Economic drivers and consequences of stunting
    Harold Alderman
    World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 71:131-41. 2013
    ..contribution of income growth to improving nutrition? (c) Is adult chronic disease being given too little consideration in nutrition programs? (d) More generally, are we using the right outcome measures to assess nutrition interventions?..
  12. pmc Supplemental feeding during pregnancy compared with maternal supplementation during lactation does not affect schooling and cognitive development through late adolescence
    Harold Alderman
    Human Development Network, World Bank, Washington, DC HA, ML, and AT the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC HA the Medical Research Council MRC, International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and the MRC Keneba, MRC Unit, Fajara, The Gambia SH, hm, and SEM
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:122-9. 2014
    ..The long-term impact of early malnutrition on human capital outcomes remains unclear, and existing evidence has come largely from observational studies...
  13. doi Determinants of malnutrition in Senegal: individual, household, community variables, and their interaction
    Sebastian Linnemayr
    Harvard University School of Public Health, 104 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:252-63. 2008
    ..These findings have implications for efficient program design and represent a further step towards gaining an improved understanding of the complex determinants of child (mal)nutrition...