Of health effects of tsps above and below the

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Unformatted text preview: stence of magnitude of health effects of TSPs above and below the threshold Recession provides unique opportunity for analysis 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 Methodology § Per capita income was identified as most important confounding factor § Linear regression model y – infant mortality rate x – average TSPs z – per capita income w – other determinants such as parents` attributes § Goal: estimate beta (true effect of TSP`s on infant mortality) § Potential bias due to unobserved shocks Use of “Instrumental...
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