The Legacy Lead Deposition in Soils and Its Impact on Cognitive Function in Preschool-Aged Children in the United States

Surface soil contamination has been long recognized as an important pathway of human lead exposure, and is now a worldwide health concern. This study estimates the causal effects of exposure to lead in topsoil on cognitive ability among 5-year-old children. We draw on individual level data from the...

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Main Author: Clay, Karen
Portnykh, Margarita
Severnini, Edson R
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 01.01.2019
Data of publication: 2019-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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