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The American Temperance Movement and Market-Based Violence

Emily G. Owens.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic History; Economics of Health. 12368 words.

The net impact of market legality on crime is ambiguous if consumption of the illegally traded good causes violence. With modern crime data, I show that drug control policy that increases...

How have Europeans grown so tall?

Timothy J. Hatton.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; History of Financial Markets and Institutions. 9285 words.

Increases in human stature are a key indicator of improvements in the average health of populations. In this article I present and analyse a new data set for the average height of adult...

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The Relationship Between Education and Adult Mortality in the United States

Adriana Lleras-Muney.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic History; Education and Research Institutions. 12532 words.

Prior research has uncovered a large and positive correlation between education and health. This paper examines whether education has a causal impact on health. I follow synthetic cohorts...

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The Relationship between Education and Adult Mortality in the United States Adriana Lleras-Muney

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic History; Education and Research Institutions. 255 words.

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