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Does the Effect of Pollution on Infant Mortality Differ Between Developing and Developed Countries? Evidence from Mexico City

Eva O. Arceo-Gomez, Rema Hanna, Paulina Oliva

NBER Working Paper No. 18349
Issued in August 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Jon Hill and Katherine Kimble for excellent research assistance. We are grateful to David Card, Janet Currie, Olivier Deschenes, Heather Royer, Heidi Williams, Catherine Wolfram and Lucas Davis for helpful comments, as well as seminar participants at CEPR Development Meetings Pre-Conference, the ARE Berkeley Seminar, the Environment and Human Capital Conference, and the UC Santa Barbara Labor Lunch. We especially thank Marta Vicarelli for providing us with the temperature data. This project was funded in part by the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and UCMexus. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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