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Michelle Marcus’ published paper featured by AEA

Posted by on Monday, January 25, 2021 in Uncategorized.

Michelle Marcus in front of trees and a brick building on the Vanderbilt University campusMichelle Marcus’ paper, “Going Beneath the Surface: Petroleum Pollution, Regulation, and Health,” published in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, is the topic of an AEAWeb piece. Professor Marcus’ paper examines the health impacts from leaking underground storage tanks  seeping chemicals into the soil and groundwater, and finds that regulatory action and information given to residents can help protect the public from drinking water contamination.