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Revising Infant Mortality Rates for the Early 20th Century United States

Katherine Eriksson, Gregory T. Niemesh, Melissa Thomasson

NBER Working Paper No. 23263
Issued in March 2017

---- Acknowledgements ----

We are particularly grateful to William Even and Analisa Packham for helpful suggestions. We would also like to thank Jeremy Atack, William J. Collins, Dora Costa, Gordon Hanson, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Seth Sanders, Marianne Wanamaker, and Sven Wilson for comments when portions of this work were included in the paper "Death In the Promised Land: The Great Migration and Black Infant Mortality". Brian Lee and Man-Ting Chang provided excellent research assistance. 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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