Can Economic Policies Reduce Deaths of Despair?
NBER Working Paper No. 25787
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We are grateful to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies for Action program for research support, to Anne Case and Jesse Rothstein for helpful suggestions, and to Christopher Ruhm for his assistance with recoding the CDC causes of death data. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.