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Projecting the Effect of Changes in Smoking and Obesity on Future Life Expectancy in the United States

Samuel H. Preston, Andrew Stokes, Neil K. Mehta, Bochen Cao

NBER Working Paper No. 18407
Issued in September 2012

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This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #5RRC08098400-04-00 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. Additional funding was received from National Institute of Aging grant R01 AG04021. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. We are grateful to Christopher Ruhm, Andrew Fenelon, and Douglas Ewbank for their comments and suggestions.

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