On the effects of COVID-19 safer-at-home policies on social distancing, car crashes and pollution

This paper investigates the impacts of COVID-19 safer-at-home polices on collisions and pollution. We find that statewide safer-at-home policies lead to a 20% reduction in vehicular collisions and that the effect is entirely driven by less severe collisions. For pollution, we find particulate matter...

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Volume: 106
Main Author: Brodeur, Abel
Cook, Nikolai
Wright, Taylor
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: United States Elsevier Inc 01.03.2021
ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE
Elsevier B.V
Published by Elsevier Inc
published in: Journal of environmental economics and management Vol. 106; p. 102427
ORCID: 0000-0002-6045-0164
Data of publication: March 2021
ISSN: 0095-0696
1096-0449
EISSN: 1096-0449
Discipline: Economics
Environmental Sciences
Business
Subjects:
P48
Q58
Q53
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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