An Overview of The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700
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We are grateful to Roderick Floud, Bernard Harris, and Sok Chul Hong for their comments on drafts of this paper. This research has been funded in part by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (P01 AG010120). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.