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Is It Who You Are or Where You Live? Residential Segregation and Racial Gaps in Childhood Asthma

Diane Alexander, Janet Currie

NBER Working Paper No. 23622
Issued in July 2017

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We thank the staff at the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services for their assistance in accessing the data used in this paper, and the Center for Health and Wellbeing for financial support. We are grateful to Sharada Dharmasankar, who provided excellent research assistance. All views expressed are those of the authors and cannot be attributed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Federal Reserve System, the New Jersey Dept. of Health and Senior Services, any of its employees, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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