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An Imputation to the Measure of Economic Growth for Changes in Life Expectancy

In: The Measurement of Economic and Social Performance


  • Dan Usher


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  • Dan Usher, 1973. "An Imputation to the Measure of Economic Growth for Changes in Life Expectancy," NBER Chapters,in: The Measurement of Economic and Social Performance, pages 193-232 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch:3616

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