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Long-Term Effects of Early-Life Development: Evidence from the 1959 to 1961 China Famine

In: The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, NBER-EASE Volume 19

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  • Douglas Almond
  • Lena Edlund
  • Hongbin Li
  • Junsen Zhang

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  • Takatoshi Ito & Andrew Rose, 2010. "The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, NBER-EASE Volume 19," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number ito_08-2, Enero-Jun.
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