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The Height of Union Army Recruits. Family and Community Influences

In: Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

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  • Sven Wilson
  • Clayne L. Pope
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  • Dora L. Costa, 2003. "Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number cost03-1, October.
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    7. Michael R. Haines & Lee A. Craig & Thomas Weiss, 2000. "Development, Health, Nutrition, and Mortality: The Case of the 'Antebellum Puzzle' in the United States," NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc 0130, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Linares, Claudia & Su, Dejun, 2005. "Body mass index and health among Union Army veterans: 1891-1905," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages 367-387, December.
    2. Haines, Michael R. & Craig, Lee A. & Weiss, Thomas, 2011. "Did African Americans experience the [`]Antebellum Puzzle'? Evidence from the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 45-55, January.

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