Toxic Truth: Lead and Fertility

Using U.S county level data on lead in air for 1978-1988 and lead in topsoil in the 2000s, this paper examines the impact of lead exposure on a critical human function with societal implications – fertility. To provide causal estimates of the effect of lead on fertility, we use two sets of instrumen...

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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) 01.01.2018
Data of publication: 2018-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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