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The impact of air pollution on infant mortality

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Unformatted text preview: Variable” Chay KY, Greenstone M. The impact of air pollution on infant mortality: evidence from geographic variation in pollution shocks induced by a recession. Quarterly Journal of Economics 2003; 1121-1167 Instrumental Variable Instrumental Variable: Recession Recession has no effect on infant mortality rate Strong correlation between recession and TSPs Chay KY, Greenstone M. The impact of air pollution on infant mortality: evidence from geographic variation in pollution shocks induced by a recession. Quarterly Journal of Economics 2003; 1121-1167 Control for Per Capita Income To avoid confounding due to income shocks » § § Control for per capita income Groups of counties with similar changes in per capita income 1980-1982 but different TSPs are compared regarding infant mortality Counties are classified into small, medium, and big TSPs change categories as well as for income changes Change in per capita income Change in TSPs § small medium small mediu...
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