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Do Low Levels of Blood Lead Reduce Children's Future Test Scores?

Anna Aizer, Janet Currie, Peter Simon, Patrick Vivier

NBER Working Paper No. 22558
Issued in August 2016

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We thank Rebecca Lee, Kim Pierson, Joel Stewart and Alyssa Sylvaria of the Providence Plan for their generosity and help with the data, Michelle Kollett of the RI Dept of Health and Darlene Price of the RI Office of Healthy Housing for their generosity and help with the data on certificates, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for financial support. We also thank Michelle Marcus, Elsa Mora, Molly Schnell and Ruby Steedle for outstanding research assistance as well as Pedro Dal Bó and seminar participants at the Harvard-BU-MIT joint seminar, the University of Wisconsin Institute on Poverty, Yale, LSE, PSE, the Rand Corporation, the New York Federal Reserve, University College London, and the NBER Summer Institute for helpful comments. The authors are solely responsible for any errors. 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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