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    • Do smokers respond to health shocks? 

      Desvousges, WH; Johnson, FR; Sloan, Frank A; Smith, VK; Taylor, DH (Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001-11-01)
      This paper reports the first effort to use data to evaluate how new information, acquired through exogenous health shocks, affects people's longevity expectations. We find that smokers react differently to health shocks ...
    • Longevity expectations and death: Can people predict their own demise? 

      Sloan, Frank A; Smith, VK; Taylor, DH (American Economic Review, 2001-09-01)