NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences

Janet Currie

NBER Working Paper No. 16798
Issued in February 2011

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I am grateful to W. Bentley MacLeod for his advice and support and to the MacArthur Foundation and the Center for Health and Well Being at Princeton University for supporting this research. Douglas Almond, and seminar participants at the German Economic Association meetings for 2010, the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Chicago’s Harris School provided helpful comments on early drafts. Samantha Heep, Katherine Meckel, and David Munroe provided outstanding research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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