NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?

Quamrul H. Ashraf, Ashley Lester, David N. Weil

NBER Working Paper No. 14449
Issued in October 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank the editors, discussants, and participants for many useful comments. Daron Acemoglu provided detailed comments on an earlier draft of the paper. We also thank seminar participants at Banco d'Espana, the Brown Macro Lunch, Dartmouth College, the Harvard Program on the Global Demography of Aging, the International Monetary Fund, the San Francisco Fed, Tufts University, the UAPS Fifth African Population Conference, and Williams College. Financial support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is gratefully acknowledged. Jeffrey Kang, Bryce Millett, Ishani Tewari, and Joshua Wilde provided superlative research assistance. 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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