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Christopher "Kitt" Carpenter is the E. Bronson Ingram Chair and Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University, where he also holds courtesy appointments in the schools of law and medicine. His research focuses on the effects of public policies on health and family outcomes. He has been an NBER affiliate since 2005.

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