Polluting politics

Authors: Beland, Louis-Philippe; Boucher, Vincent
Abstract: This paper estimates the causal impact of Democratic vs Republican governors on pollution. Using a regression discontinuity design, gubernatorial election data, and air quality data from US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we find that air pollution is lower under Democratic governors.
Document Type: Article de recherche
Issue Date: 7 November 2015
Open Access Date: 4 April 2018
Document version: AM
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/17507
This document was published in: Economics Letters, Vol. 137, 176-181 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2015.11.007
North-Holland
Alternative version: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.11.007
Collection:Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture

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