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Summary:  View help for Summary This is county level data on the interaction of weather and climate with infant mortality, birth rates, and death rates.   We built the data set for the following book chapter.

Price Fishback,Werner Troesken, Trevor Kollmann, Michael Haines, Paul Rhode, and Melissa Thomasson.   “Information and the Impact of Climate and Weather on Mortality Rates During the Great Depression.”  The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present.  Edited by Gary Libecap and Richard Steckel.  Chicago, IL:  University of Chicago Press, 2011, pp. 131-168
Funding Sources:  View help for Funding Sources National Science Foundation. Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SES-1061927, SES- 0921732, SES 0617972, and SES 0214483,)

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Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms climate; weather data; infant mortality; death rates; New Deal ; Great Depression; Dust Bowl
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage united states
Time Period(s):  View help for Time Period(s) 1930 – 1940

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