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Educational Attainment and Adult Mortality in the United States: A Systematic Analysis of Functional Form

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  • Robert Hummer
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  • Jennifer Montez & Robert Hummer & Mark Hayward, 2012. "Educational Attainment and Adult Mortality in the United States: A Systematic Analysis of Functional Form," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 49(1), pages 315-336, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:49:y:2012:i:1:p:315-336
    DOI: 10.1007/s13524-011-0082-8
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