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Light pollution, sleep deprivation, and infant health at birth

Laura M. Argys (University of Colorado Denver and IZA), Susan L. Averett (Lafayette College and IZA), Muzhe Yang (Lehigh University) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

This is the first study that uses a direct measure of skyglow, an important aspect of light pollution, to examine its impact on infant health at birth. We find evidence of reduced birth weight, shortened gestational length and even preterm births. Specifically, increased nighttime brightness, charac...

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Main Author: Argys, Laura M
Averett, Susan
Yang, Muzhe
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : July 2018
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (50 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11703
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019804343 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn