Racial and ethnic differences in birthweight: the role of income and financial assistance.

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This paper attempts to explain the differences in birthweight observed between blacks, white Anglos, Chicanos, and other racial and ethnic groups. The analysis focuses on the role of income and financial assistance from relatives and public programs. Using data from the NLS Youth Panel, I construct a casual model of birthweight containing exogenous social… (More)

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@article{Cramer1995RacialAE, title={Racial and ethnic differences in birthweight: the role of income and financial assistance.}, author={John C Cramer}, journal={Demography}, year={1995}, volume={32 2}, pages={231-47} }