NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Coal Smoke and the Costs of the Industrial Revolution

W. Walker Hanlon

NBER Working Paper No. 22921
Issued in December 2016

---- Acknowledgements ----

I thank David Atkin, Dan Bogart, Leah Boustan, Karen Clay, Dora Costa, Neil Cummins, Pablo Fajgelbaum, Roger Foquet, Tim Guinnane, Matt Kahn, Ed Kung, Miren Lafourcade, Naomi Lamoreaux, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Petra Moser, Alexander Rothenberg, Werner Troesken and seminar participants at Arizona, Arizona State, Boston University, Bristol, Carnegie-Mellon, LSE, NYU Stern, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, USC, Warwick, Wharton, The World Bank, and Yale for their helpful comments. Reed Douglas, Qiyi Song and Vitaly Titov provided excellent research assistance. I thank the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Program in Real Estate, Finance and Urban Economics at UCLA, the California Center for Population Research at UCLA, and the National Science Foundation (CAREER Grant No. 1552692) for generous funding. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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