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Author Nataraj, Shanthi.

Title Links between air quality and economic growth : implications for Pittsburgh / Shanthi Nataraj, Ramya Chari, Amy Richardson, Henry H. Willis
Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 95 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Methodology -- Existing evidence for links between local air quality and economic growth -- Extrapolating existing evidence to Pittsburgh -- Conclusions -- Appendix A. Summary of included literature -- Appendix B. Interview protocol -- Appendix C. Site selection process -- Appendix D. Detailed health benefit estimates -- Appendix E. Industry codes
Summary This report assesses the evidence that exists for the ways in which local air quality could influence local economic growth through health and workforce issues, quality-of-life issues, or air-quality regulations and business operations. It then extrapolates some of the existing results to the Pittsburgh region
Notes "Prepared for the Heinz Endowments."
"RR-260-HE"--Back cover
RAND Environment, Energy, and Economic Development Program."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-95)
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 4, 2014)
Subject Air quality -- Economic aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
Air -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013049948
ISBN 083308402X (electronic bk.)
9780833084026 (electronic bk.)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)