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Jonathan S. Skinner is a James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in the Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, and a professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. His research focuses on government transfer programs, health care technology, disparities in health care, and saving behavior. He has been an NBER affiliate since 1985.

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Early-Life Lead Exposure and Old-Age Longevity Figure
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In the early decades of the twentieth century, many American cities installed municipal water systems. A wide range of materials were used for pipes, but lead...
Examining an Aging Population in Sub-Saharan Africa
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In Preparing for an Aging Africa: Data-Driven Priorities for Economic Research and Policy (NBER Working Paper 31750), researchers Madeline E. Duhon, ...
Social Security and Retirement around the World
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Over the past 25 years, labor force participation at older ages has increased dramatically. In the 12 countries that are part of the NBER’s International...
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