Particulate Trends in the United States
31 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 1997
Date Written: March 1996
Particulates are one indicator of air quality. This paper estimates particulate production functions to study how particulates co-move with manufacturing activity. I study whether more regulated counties enjoy less pollution per unit of economic activity and whether particulate regulation displaces economic growth to less regulated areas.
JEL Classification: Q25
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