All pages with keywords: Air quality data

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 »


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 »


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

a working paper by Thomas Stoerk 28 May, 2015

This research documents changes in likely misreporting in official air quality data from Beijing for the years 2008 to 2013. The findings suggest that misreporting of air quality data for Beijing has likely ended in 2012. read more »