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Re-Examining the Evidence of an Ecological Association between Income Inequality and Health

  • Jennifer M. Mellor
  • Jeffrey Milyo


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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Tufts University in its series Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University with number 9922.

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Date of creation: 1999
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Handle: RePEc:tuf:tuftec:9922
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