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Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men

Marcella Alsan, Marianne Wanamaker

NBER Working Paper No. 22323
Issued in June 2016, Revised in June 2017

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank the editor, Lawrence Katz, and four anonymous reviewers for constructive comments that improved the paper. For detailed feedback at an early stage of our work, we thank Nathan Nunn, Arun Chandrasekhar, Martha Bailey, Pascaline Dupas and William Collins. We are also grateful to John Parman, Achyuta Adhvaryu, Rebecca Diamond, Claudia Goldin, Melanie Morten, Mark Duggan, Mark Cullen, Melissa Dell, Nancy Qian, Ran Abramitzky, Rema Hanna, Grant Miller and seminar participants at NBER DAE, NBER Cohort Studies, University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt Health Policy, Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh Joint Seminar, University of Copenhagen, University of Pennsylvania Health Policy, ASSA 2016, PACDEV 2016, Berkeley Population Center, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, Stanford Health Policy, University of California-Davis, University of Maryland Population Center, Stanford Social Science and History Workshop, University of South Carolina, Florida State University, University of Richmond, Highland Hospital of Oakland, Dartmouth College, Harvard Medical School, University of Michigan, University of California Berkeley, Simon Fraser University and CIREQ Montreal for constructive comments. We thank the CDC for providing access and the administrators at the Atlanta and Stanford Census Research Data Centers for their help in navigating the restricted data. We thank Michael Sinkinson, Martha Bailey, Andrew Goodman-Bacon and Walker Hanlon for sharing data and methods. Mario Javier Carrillo, Anlu Xing and Afia Khan 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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