Publications

When externalities collide: influenza and pollution

Working paper by Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell, Nicholas Sanders on 28 Jun 2021

Influenza, or flu, and air pollution are significant public health risks that impact nations around the world with large economic consequences.




COVID-19 mortality and contemporaneous air pollution

by Wes Austin, Stefano Carattini, John Gomez Mahecha on 5 Oct 2020

Examining the relationship between contemporaneous exposure to fine particulate matter and COVID-19 morbidity and mortality, this paper, using US data, finds that fluctuations in local air quality can almost immediately impact the rate of confirmed cases and deaths from the disease.



Multiple benefits from climate change mitigation: assessing the evidence

Policy publication by Kirk Hamilton, Milan Brahmbhatt, Jiemei Liu on 3 Nov 2017

This report assesses what is known about potential co-benefits across multiple domains: environmental, economy-wide, and sector-specific. It then reports on empirical results on co-benefits, in particular the application of integrated assessment models (IAMs) to simulate co-benefits over the course of the century. read more »