Browsing 1. SIRE Discussion Papers by Institution "Brown University"
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The Economic Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States (University of EdinburghDartmouth CollegeBrown University, 2010)Iodine deficiency is the leading cause of preventable mental retardation in the world today. Iodine deficiency was common in the developed world until the introduction of iodized salt in the 1920’s. The incidence of ...