Short Communication Data: Archival Information on the Physical Stature and Weight of American Men During World War I and World War Ii

Posted: 28 Nov 2003

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John Komlos

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Abstract

Millions of observations are available on the height of men who participated in the so-called "Forth Registration" of the United States Selective Service Administration in World war II. The men were born between April 28, 1877 and February 16, 1897.

Keywords: World War I, World War II, Health, Physical stature, Height, Weight

JEL Classification: I1, I3, J1, N00

Suggested Citation

Komlos, John, Short Communication Data: Archival Information on the Physical Stature and Weight of American Men During World War I and World War Ii. Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 401-402, December 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=473725

John Komlos (Contact Author)

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics ( email )

Ludwigstrasse 28
Munich, D-80539
Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5
Munich, DE-81679
Germany

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