Jean-Laurent Rosenthal


Published Papers:

β€œThe health cost of living in a city: The case of France at the end of the 19th century.” With Lionel Kesztenbaum. Explorations in Economic History Volume 48 (2), April 2011, Pages 207–225. PDF 

The Democratization of Longevity;Wealth and Mortality in Paris, 1870-1930.” With Lionel Kestzenbaum. April 2012. PDF


Rea A. and Lela G. Axline Professor of Business Economics

California Institute of Technology



Death in Paris

Death in Paris

Life expectancy by age 5 by quartiers in Paris, 1881.