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Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health

Joshua D. Angrist, Stacey H. Chen, Brigham R. Frandsen

NBER Working Paper No. 14781
Issued in March 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

This study was conducted while the authors were Special Sworn Status researchers of the U.S. Census Bureau at the Boston Research Data Center. Research results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Census Bureau. This paper has been screened to ensure that no confidential data are revealed. Special thanks go to B.K. Atrostic, Jim Davis, and Brian Holly for help with the data used in this study, and to David Autor for helpful discussions and comments. We gratefully acknowledge funding from the National Science Foundation. 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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