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    • Do Housing Prices Reflect Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from More than 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings 

      Currie, Janet; Davis, Lucas; Greenstone, Michael; Walker, Reed (MIT CEEPR, 2012-01)
      A ubiquitous and largely unquestioned assumption in studies of housing markets is that there is perfect information about local amenities. This paper measures the housing market and health impacts of 1,600 openings and ...
    • Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health 

      Currie, Janet; Greenstone, Michael; Moretti, Enrico (MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, 2011-02)
      We are the first to examine the effect of Superfund cleanups on infant health rather than focusing on proximity to a site. We study singleton births to mothers residing within 5km of a Superfund site between 1989-2003 in ...