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Michelle Marcus has paper published on petroleum regulation and health

Posted by on Wednesday, January 6, 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,” was published as the lead article in the January issue of American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.  This paper quantifies the health impacts of petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks, the effectiveness of tank regulation, and the role of information as a policy tool.