All pages with keywords: air pollution

Crime is in the air: the contemporaneous relationship between air pollution and crime

a working paper by Malvina Bondy, Sefi Roth, Lutz Sager 26 April, 2018

Using data for London, this research finds that elevated levels of air pollution have a positive and statistically significant impact on overall crime – and therefore that improving air quality in urban areas through tighter environmental policy may provide a cost-effective way to reduce crime. read more »


Estimating the effect of air pollution on road safety using atmospheric temperature

a working paper by Lutz Sager 3 October, 2016

This paper estimates the causal effect of increased ambient air pollution on the frequency of road traffic accidents in the United Kingdom between 2009 and 2014. read more »


RSS | Nicolai V. Kuminoff ‘Hazed and confused: air pollution, dementia, and financial decisions’

Research Seminar Serie 10 May 2017

Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Arizona State University, will be the speaker at this event. Abstract: We track millions of Americans across space and time … read more »


Statistical corruption in Beijing’s air quality data has likely ended in 2012

Statistical corruption in Beijing’s air quality data has likely ended in 2012

a research article by Thomas Stoerk 18 February, 2016

This research documents changes in likely misreporting in official air quality data from Beijing for the years 2008–2013. It is shown that, consistent with prior research, the official Chinese … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Sefi Roth ‘The contemporaneous effect of indoor air pollution on cognitive performance’

Grantham Workshop 14 Oct 2015

Sefi Roth, a Fellow in Environmental Economics at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. He will present his paper: “The Contemporaneous Effect of Indoor Air Pollution … read more »


Grantham Workshop – Thomas Stoerk – “Heaven is High and the Emperor is Far Away: The Political Economy of Air Pollution in China”

Grantham Workshop – Thomas Stoerk – “Heaven is High and the Emperor is Far Away: The Political Economy of Air Pollution in China”

Grantham Workshop Thomas Stoerk 4 Feb 2015

Thomas Stoerk, a Research Student at the Grantham Research Institute will be the speaker for this seminar.


RSS | Juan-Pablo Montero

Research Seminar Serie 13 May 2015

Juan-Pablo Montero of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile will be the speaker for this seminar. Abstract for Juan-Pablo’s paper: “Adopting a cleaner technology: The effect of driving restrictions on fleet turnover” … read more »