KCal relative to requirement using country specific heights

Escaping from hunger before WW1: the nutritional transition and living standards in Western Europe and USA in the late nineteenth century

This paper examines cross country nutritional differences before WWI using the USCL survey. We find that US households had on average 500 daily calories per capita more than French and Germans households, with the Belgians and British households closer to the USA.

November 2022 · Ian Gazeley, Rose Holmes, Andrew Newell, Kevin Reynolds, Hector Rufrancos