Technological Progress and Health Convergence: The Case of Penicillin in Post-War Italy
Marcella Alsan, Vincenzo Atella, Jay Bhattacharya, Valentina Conti, Iván Mejía-Guevara, Grant Miller
NBER Working Paper No. 25541
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We would like to thank Giovanni Vecchi for useful discussion and comments during the early stage of this research project. Alsan gratefully acknowledges support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) 5K01-HD084709. Bhattacharya thanks the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for support for this work through the Stanford Center for Demography and Economics of Health and Aging (5P30AG017253). Lena Schoemaker, Afia Khan, Anlu Xing and Morgan Foy 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.