NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US

Olivier DeschĂȘnes, Michael Greenstone

NBER Working Paper No. 13178
Issued in June 2007

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank the late David Bradford for initiating a conversation that motivated this project. Our admiration for David's brilliance as an economist was only exceeded by our admiration for him as a human being. We are grateful for especially valuable criticisms from Maximillian Auffhammer, David Card, Hank Farber, Ted Gayer, Jon Guryan, Solomon Hsiang, Charles Kolstad, David Lee, Erin Mansur, Enrico Moretti, Jesse Rothstein, Bernard Salanie, Matthew White and Catherine Wolfram. We are also grateful for comments from seminar participants at several universities and conferences. Elizabeth Greenwood provided truly outstanding research assistance. We also thank Ben Hansen for exemplary research assistance. We are very grateful to the British Atmospheric Data Centre for providing access to the Hadley Centre data. Greenstone acknowledges the University of California Energy Institute and the Center for Labor Economics at Berkeley for hospitality and support while working on this paper. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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