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The Impact of Parental Death on Child Well-being: Evidence from the Indian Ocean Tsunami

Ava Cas, Elizabeth Frankenberg, Wayan Suriastini, Duncan Thomas

NBER Working Paper No. 19357
Issued in August 2013

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The authors thank Arizal, Loren Brandt, Esther Duflo, Jed Friedman, Thomas Gillespie, Husnul Khalik, Dilip Mookherjee, Mark Rosenzweig, Shelly Lundberg, Bondan Sikoki, John Strauss Cecep Sumantri and Christopher Udry for helpful comments. This work was supported by grants from the World Bank, the MacArthur Foundation (05- 85158-000), the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (HD052762, HD051970), the National Institute on Aging (AG031266), the National Science Foundation (CMS-0527763), and the Fogarty International Center (TW007699). All opinions and errors are those of the authors. 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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