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Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise? Tests for Direct Causal Paths between Health and Socioeconomic Status

In: Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

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  • Peter Adams
  • Michael D. Hurd
  • Daniel L. McFadden
  • Angela Merrill
  • Tiago Ribeiro

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  • David A. Wise, 2004. "Perspectives on the Economics of Aging," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number wise04-1.
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