The Relationship Between Health and Growth: When Lucas Meets Nelson-Phelps
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This research was commissioned by the LIR, which we gratefully acknowledge. We are most grateful to Brigitte Calle and Agnes Renard-Viard for their continuous support and encouragements, and to Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Peter Lorentzen and Romain Wacziarg for kindly sharing their data. This work benefited a lot from Aart Kraay’s numerous suggestions. We also thank Gabrielle Fack for her help at an earlier stage of the project, and David Canning, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer, Sophocles Mavroeidis, Chris Papageorgiou,Thomas Piketty, David Weil for helpful comments. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the authors and in particular they do not necessarily represent the views of the OECD or the National Bureau of Economic Research.