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This study of the hospitalization costs of exposure to air pollution in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania was conducted to determine whether persons exposed to air pollution incurred higher hospital utilization rates and additional costs for treatment. A hospitalization data-base comprising 37,818 total admissions for respiratory, suspect circulatory diseases,(More)
This article critically examines a growing trend in the economics of industrial health--the tendency to predict worker behavior on the basis of rational decision models and to draw policy conclusions from these predictions. The method is found weak, both conceptually and empirically. Conceptually, it fitnesses a serious problem of equity and makes(More)
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