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Effects of Weight on Children's Educational Achievement

Robert Kaestner, Michael Grossman

NBER Working Paper No. 13764
Issued in January 2008

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An earlier version of this paper was presented at the International Health Economic Association’s 6th World Congress on Health Economics held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Sunday, 8 July to Wednesday, 11 July 2007. The authors thank Bo MacInnis, Tony LoSasso, Lorens Helmchen, David Merriman, Christopher Ruhm and seminar participants at the University of Illinois at Chicago and University of North Carolina-Greensboro for comments on an earlier draft. 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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