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The effects of home heating on asthma: Evidence from New Zealand

NZ Literature Abstract

posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-23 10:31:59.201

Authors

Andrea K. Menclova
Rachel S. Webb

Year of Publication

2015

Source

New Zealand Economic Papers, 19 June [Epub before print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

In this study, the authors investigated "... the effect of home heating on hospital asthma admissions using panel data techniques and controlling for endogeneity. The hypothesis that higher electricity prices (via less adequate heating) increase hospital asthma admissions is tested and receives strong empirical support across a number of model specifications and datasets used".

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