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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Mortality Consequences of Distinctively Black Names

Lisa Cook, Trevon Logan, John Parman

NBER Working Paper No. 21625
Issued in October 2015

---- Acknowledgements ----

We thank Rodney J. Andrews, Alan Barreca, William A. Darity, Robert W. Fogel, Claudia D. Goldin, Darrick Hamilton, Samuel L. Myers, Paul W. Rhode, Richard H. Steckel, seminar audiences at Harvard University, University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin, The Ohio State University, participants in The Second Wave conference, the NBER Summer Institute, and the Southern Economic Association Meetings for useful comments. Stanley L. Engerman provided particularly detailed comments and advice, for which we are grateful. The usual disclaimer applies. 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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