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Income Inequality, Social Capital and Mortality: Re-examining the State-Level Data

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  • Jeffrey Milyo
  • Ira Parnerkar

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Recent studies of the association between inequality, social capital and mortality at the state level rely on idiosyncratic measures of state social capital. We demonstrate that these statistical associations are sensitive to the methods used to calculate state social capital.

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  • Jeffrey Milyo & Ira Parnerkar, 2003. "Income Inequality, Social Capital and Mortality: Re-examining the State-Level Data," Working Papers 0309, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.
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