The linked survival prospects of siblings : evidence for\ud the Indian states

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Arulampalam, Wiji; Bhalotra, Sonia;

This paper reports an analysis of micro-data for India that shows a high correlation in infant mortality\ud among siblings. In 13 of 15 states, we identify a causal effect of infant death on the risk of infant death of the\ud subsequent sibling (a scarring effect), afte... View more
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