Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Dora L. Costa, editor

Conference held February 2-3, 2001
Published in January 2003 by University of Chicago Press
© 2003 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):DAE, LS, HC, AG

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344 pages
ISBN: 0-226-11618-2

Table of Contents

1. Front matter, Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Dora Costa (p. -17 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Reflections on the Early Indicators Project.A Partial History: Larry T. Wimmer (p. 1 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Rich and the Dead. Socioeconomic Status and Mortality in the United States, 1850-1860: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 11 - 50) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Prior Exposure to Disease and Later Health and Mortality. Evidence from Civil War Medical Records: Chulhee Lee (p. 51 - 88) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Seasoning, Disease Environment, and Conditions of Exposure. New York Union Army Regiments and Soldiers: Daniel Scott Smith (p. 89 - 112) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Height of Union Army Recruits. Family and Community Influences: Sven Wilson, Clayne L. Pope (p. 113 - 146) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Prevalence of Chronic Respiratory Disease in the Industrial Era.The United States, 1895-1910: Sven Wilson (p. 147 - 180) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Significance of Lead Water Mains in American Cities. Some Historical Evidence: Werner Troesken, Patricia E. Beeson (p. 181 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Internal Migration, Return Migration, and Mortality. Evidence from Panel Data on Union Army Veterans : Mario Sanchez (p. 203 - 230) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Pensions and Labor Force Participation of Civil War Veterans: Tayatat Kanjanapipatkul (p. 231 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. The Effect of Hernias on the Labor Force Participation of Union Army Veterans : Chen Song, Louis Nguyen (p. 253 - 310) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Conclusion: Dora Costa (p. 311 - 318) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Appendix A. Merged Mortality and Population Schedules from the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1850 and 1860: Joseph P. Ferrie (p. 319 - 322) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Appendix B. Properties and Availability of the Union Army Life-Cycle Sample: Peter Viechnicki (p. 323 - 334) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Contributors: (p. 335 - 336) (bibliographic info) (download)
16. Author Index: (p. 337 - 340) (bibliographic info) (download)
17. Subject Index: (p. 341 - 343) (bibliographic info) (download)
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