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Economic epidemiology and infectious diseases

Tomas J. Philipson

Economic epidemiology and infectious diseases

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

  • Epidemiology -- Economic aspects.,
  • Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTomas Philipson.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 7037, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7037.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    LC ClassificationsHB1 .W654 no. 7037
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, [9] p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22400294M

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Title: Economic Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Issue Economic epidemiology and infectious diseases Issue of NBER working paper series, ISSN Volume of National Bureau of Economic Research Cambridge, Mass: NBER working paper series.

Economic epidemiology and infectious diseases. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Tomas.

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