NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Child Health and Young Adult Outcomes

Janet Currie, Mark Stabile, Phongsack Manivong, Leslie L. Roos

NBER Working Paper No. 14482
Issued in November 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to Randy Fransoo for sharing his expertise about the data and to Paul Newacheck, Louise Sequin and participants in seminars at Brown University, the Wharton School, the NBER Labor Studies group, Peking National University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, University Paris 1-Sorbonne and the University of Zurich for helpful comments. We also thank the following people from the Manitoba Ministry of Education, Citizenship, and Youth--Heather Hunter and Shirley McLellan; from the Ministry of Family Services and Housing--Harvey Stevens and Jan Forster; and from the Ministry of Health and Healthy Living--Louis Barre. Funding was provided by the Partnership for America's Economic Success, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (MH 2007/2008-22), and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and the RBC Financial group. The results and conclusions presented are those of the authors. No official endorsement by Manitoba Health and Healthy Living, the Partnership for America’s Economic Success or other funding agencies is intended or should be inferred. 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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