NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Education and Mortality: Evidence from a Social Experiment

Costas Meghir, Mårten Palme, Emilia Simeonova

NBER Working Paper No. 17932
Issued in March 2012, Revised in August 2017

---- Acknowledgements ----

Previously circulated as "Education, Health and Mortality: Evidence from a Social Experiment." We thank the editor Alexandre Mas, two anonymous referees, Douglas Almond, Anne Case, Meltem Daisal, Angus Deaton, Sergei Koulayev, Ilona Koupil, Amanda Kowalski, Ilyana Kuziemko, Per Pettersson Lidbom, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Bentley McLeod, Doug Miller, Sendhil Mullainathan, Torsten Persson, Diane Schanzenbach and Kosali Simon as well as from participants in seminars at Tufts University, Princeton University, the University of New Hampshire, Case Western Reserve University, SOFI, CHESS and IIES at Stockholm University as well as at the Nordic Summer Institute in Labor Economics at the Faroe Islands and the IHEA conference in Toronto for helpful comments on earlier drafts of the paper. Financial support from the IFAU is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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