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Losing Heart? The Effect of Job Displacement on Health

Sandra E. Black, Paul J. Devereux, Kjell G. Salvanes

NBER Working Paper No. 18660
Issued in December 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank participants of seminars at Uppsala University, Norwegian School of Economics, IZA, Royal Holloway, and the Bergen-Stavanger Workshop for their helpful comments. The authors thank the Norwegian research council for financial support, and Devereux thanks the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) for financial support. We thank the Norwegian National Health Institute for providing us with the health data, and, in particular, Kjersti Andersen Nerhus, Inger Cappelen, and Sidsel Graff-Iversen for very helpful discussions about interpreting the data. 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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