Height, Health Human Capital and Quality of Life Among Older Chinese
AbstractWe find that taller people enjoy a higher quality of life at older ages in China. Implications are drawn for investment in health human capital in infancy and adolescence.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Monash University, Department of Economics in its series Monash Economics Working Papers with number 35-10.
Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: May 2010
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Postal: Department of Economics, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
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