The Tsimane' Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS): Nine years (2002-2010) of annual data available to the public

William R. Leonard, Victoria Reyes-García, Susan Tanner, Asher Rosinger, Alan Schultz, Vincent Vadez, Rebecca Zhang, Ricardo Godoy

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Abstract

© 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. This brief communication contains a description of the 2002-2010 annual panel collected by the Tsimane' Amazonian Panel Study team. The study took place among the Tsimane', a native Amazonian society of forager-horticulturalists. The team tracked a wide range of socio-economic and anthropometric variables from all residents (633 adults ≥16 years; 820 children) in 13 villages along the Maniqui River, Department of Beni. The panel is ideally suited to examine how market exposure and modernization affect the well-being of a highly autarkic population and to examine human growth in a non-Western rural setting.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-61
JournalEconomics and Human Biology
Volume19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • Acculturation
  • Anthropometry
  • Bolivia
  • Demography
  • Health

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