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Understanding the SES Gradient in Health Among the Elderly: The Role of Childhood Circumstances

In: Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

  • Till Stowasser
  • Florian Heiss
  • Daniel McFadden
  • Joachim Winter

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  • David A. Wise, 2014. "Discoveries in the Economics of Aging," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number wise13-1, May.
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