Height, Health Human Capital and Quality of Life Among Older Chinese
Asad Islam (),
Paul Raschky () and
Russell Smyth ()
No 35-10, Monash Economics Working Papers from Monash University, Department of Economics
We find that taller people enjoy a higher quality of life at older ages in China. Implications are drawn for investment in health human capital in infancy and adolescence.
Keywords: China; Height; Well-being (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I1 J14 O1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 10 pages
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