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Wartime Health Shocks and the Postwar Socioeconomic Status and Mortality of Union Army Veterans and their Children

Dora Costa, Noelle Yetter, Heather DeSomer

NBER Working Paper No. 25480
Issued in January 2019, Revised in December 2019

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We thank Matthew Kahn and participants at the NBER Cohort Studies program and the Trans Pacific Labor Seminar. We gratefully acknowledge the support of NIH grant P01 AG10120 and the use of facilities and resources at the California Center for Population Research, UCLA, which is supported in part by NICDH grant P2C HD041022. Costa was responsible for the sample design, the analyses, the interpretation, and the writing. Yetter and DeSomer were responsible for all data acquisition, collection, cleaning, and coding. The paper was presented at the 2018 National Bureau of Economic Research Cohort Studies Meeting Honoring Robert W. Fogel, which was funded by NIA R13 AG034758. 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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