Environmental Economics

Air Pollution and Acute Health Effects: New Evidence

Analyzes the acute effects of pollution and other risk factors on subjects living in the Glendora, Covina, and Azuza communities near Los Angeles, California using a Markov process model of health effects. The analysis uses a pooled cross section-time series statistical model. The study finds statistically significant and robust effects of ambient ozone concentrations on daily symptoms in adults and of coefficient of haze on daily symptoms in children.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Quantification without Monetization
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Tropospheric
    Authors:
    Krupnick, Alan J.
    Harrington, Winston
    Ostro, Bart
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Ostro, Bart
    Geographic Area:
    California, Los Angeles
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Data Development
    Inventory Record #: PE-0002
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Resources for the FutureAddress: 1616 P Street, NW
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20036
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    Non-EPA Publishing Organization:
    Resources for the FutureAddress: 1616 P Street, NW
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20036
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    12/01/1986
    Number of Pages:
    36
    Comment: RFF Discussion Paper QE87-04
    Grant/Contract #:
    CR811831
  • How to Obtain Report


    Not available from EERM
    Other Ways to Obtain the Report:
    You can obtain this report by contacting Resources for the Future directly at:
    1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036