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Black-White Disparities in Life Expectancy: How Much Can the Standard SES Variables Explain?

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  • Michael Geruso

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Volume (Year): 49 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 553-574

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Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:49:y:2012:i:2:p:553-574

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Keywords: Health disparities; Racial disparities; Decomposition; Health gradient; Reweight;

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Cited by:
  1. Irma Elo & Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez & James Macinko, 2014. "The Contribution of Health Care and Other Interventions to Black–White Disparities in Life Expectancy, 1980–2007," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, vol. 33(1), pages 97-126, February.
  2. Dean Spears, 2012. "How much international variation in child height can sanitation explain?," Working Papers 1438, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Health and Wellbeing..
  3. Dean Spears, 2012. "How much international variation in child height can sanitation explain?," Working Papers 1436, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies..
  4. Spears, Dean, 2013. "How much international variation in child height can sanitation explain ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6351, The World Bank.

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