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Fetal Shock or Selection? The 1918 Influenza Pandemic and Human Capital Development

Brian Beach, Joseph P. Ferrie, Martin H. Saavedra

NBER Working Paper No. 24725
Issued in June 2018, Revised in September 2018

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We are grateful for feedback from Douglas Almond, Alan Barreca, Ryan Brown, Walker Hanlon, John Parman, Nick Sanders, Duncan Thomas, and Nic Ziebarth. We are also thank participants at the 2017 NBER Summer Institute Development of the American Economy meeting and the 2018 World Economic History Congress.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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