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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2011). Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly: Summary of a Workshop. M. Majmundar, Rapporteur. Steering Committee on the Challenges of Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly. Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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