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(Spoiler Alert) Game of Science: Higher life expectancy does not cause Economic Growth

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

By Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson (both MIT)

URL: http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:nbr:nberwo:20064&r=his

Abstract

Bloom, Canning, and Fink (2014) argue that the results inĀ AcemogluĀ and Johnson (2006, 2007) are not robust because initial level of life expectancy (in 1940) should be included in our regressions of changes in GDP per capita on changes in life expectancy.

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Economic History

Condiment conversation: Chermoula

A popular Moroccan condiment is chermoula. This wet paste of herbs, spices and oil is often used as a marinade on meat, seafood and vegetables – so basically anything! 236 more words

Food