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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Wealth in the Health and Retirement Study

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  • Smith, J.P.

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This paper examines wealth data in the Health and Retirement Study (HRS).

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  • Smith, J.P., 1996. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Wealth in the Health and Retirement Study," Papers 96-12, RAND - Reprint Series.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:randrs:96-12
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    Keywords

    HEALTH; MINORITY GROUPS; WEALTH; PENSION FUNDS;
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    JEL classification:

    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General
    • H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing

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