Environmental Economics

Morbidity, Air Pollution and Health Statistics

This paper attempts, in Section II, to provide a review of some of the statistical techniques that have been utilized to estimate the health effects of air pollution. Section III highlights some of the reported results and Section IV suggests some of the problems inherent in this type of statistical analysis. Finally, Section V provides some new evidence of rthe morbidity effect from air pollution based on some recently developed data.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Quantification without Monetization
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    f. Multimedia
    a. Air - Tropospheric
    Authors:
    Ostro, Bart
    Anderson, Robert C.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Ostro, Bart
    Geographic Area:
    Study Purpose:
    Methodology Development & Evaluation
    Inventory Record #: EE-0396
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Draft
    Date:
    05/29/1981
    Number of Pages:
    34
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