The Silver Lining of Industrial Decline: Rust Belt Manufacturing's Impact on Particulates
AbstractReduced industrial activity leads to improve local air quality. Using plant level micro data from the Census of Manufacturers, I explore how county particulate levels vary for counties that feature different manufacturing activity levels and that differ with respect to manufacturing's capital vintage, plant size and SIC industry classification.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Columbia University, Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 1996_12.
Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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