Corresponding author: Anne Case, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-1013, USA. Email: email@example.com.
The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study*
Article first published online: 21 JUL 2011
© 2011 The Author(s). The Economic Journal © 2011 Royal Economic Society
The Economic Journal
Volume 121, Issue 554, pages F183–F204, August 2011
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Case, A. and Paxson, C. (2011), The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study. The Economic Journal, 121: F183–F204. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2011.02447.x
This article has been written for Professor Angus Deaton’s festschrift, celebrating his presidency of the American Economic Association. We thank Dr. Aida Sanchez and the Whitehall II team for help accessing the Whitehall II data and Kimberly Bryan for expert research assistance. We thank all participating men and women in the Whitehall II Study; all participating Civil Service departments and their welfare, personnel and establishment officers; the Occupational Health and Safety Agency; and the Council of Civil Service Unions. The Whitehall II Study team comprises research scientists, statisticians, study co-ordinators, nurses, data managers, administrative assistants and data entry staff, who make the study possible. Continuing data collection on this study is funded by the Medical Research Council, the National Institute on Aging (AG13196), National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (HL36310) and the British Heart Foundation. We gratefully acknowledge funding from the National Institutes of Health under the Demography of Aging Centre grant P30 AG024361, and we thank referees and Scott Kostyshak for many useful suggestions.
- Issue published online: 21 JUL 2011
- Article first published online: 21 JUL 2011
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