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Subways and Urban Air Pollution

Nicolas Gendron-Carrier, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Stefano Polloni, Matthew A. Turner

NBER Working Paper No. 24183
Issued in January 2018

---- Acknowledgments ----

We are grateful to Tasnia Hussain, Fern Ramoutar, Mahdy Saddradini, Mohamed Salat, Farhan Yahya, and Guan Yi for assistance compiling the subway data. Assistance from Lynn Carlson and Yi Qi with the MODIS data and from Windsor Jarrod with computing is gratefully acknowledged, as are helpful conversations with Ken Chay and Michelle Marcus, and comments from Leah Brooks, Gabriel Kreindler, Remi Jedwab and many seminar participants. This paper is part of a Global Research Program on Spatial Development of Cities, funded by the Multi Donor Trust Fund on Sustainable Urbanization by the World Bank and supported by the UK Department for International Development. The project was made possible through financial support from SSHRC under grant #224995, the International Growth Center under grant #89337, the Connaught Fund, and the Ontario Work Study program. 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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