Macroeconomic Crunches During Working Years and Health Outcomes Later in Life

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Antonova, Liudmila; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Mazzonna, Fabrizio;
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We investigate the long-term effects of macroeconomic crises experienced during prime working age (20 to 50) on health outcomes later in life using data from eleven European countries. Experiencing a severe crisis in which GDP dropped by at least 1% significantly reduce... View more
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