Randall Lutter

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Child undernutrition is a major public health challenge, estimated to be responsible for 2.2 million annual deaths. Implementation of available interventions could prevent one-third of these deaths. Emerging evidence suggests that breast-feeding can lead to improvements in intelligence quotient in children and lower risks of noncommunicable diseases in(More)
BACKGROUND Public disclosure of scientific data used by the government to make regulatory decisions for chemicals is a practical step that can enhance public confidence in the scientific basis of such decisions. OBJECTIVES We reviewed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) current practices regarding disclosure of data underlying regulatory and(More)
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) estimates of the benefits of improved air quality, especially from reduced mortality associated with reductions in fine particle concentrations, constitute the largest category of benefits from all federal regulation over the last decade. EPA develops such estimates, however, using an approach little changed(More)
et al. 2010. Indoor contamination with hexachloro cyclo-dodecanes, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and perfluoro-alkyl compounds: an important exposure pathway? Environ Sci Technol 4:3221–3231. A, et al. 2012. Impact of dust from multiple microenvironments and diet on pentaBDE body burden. et al. 2007. Human exposure to PBDEs: associations of PBDE body(More)
A r t F r a a s a n d R a n d a l l L u t t e r Discussion papers are research materials circulated by their authors for purposes of information and discussion. They have not necessarily undergone formal peer review. Abstract In their recent paper , Efficient Pollution Regulation: Getting the Prices Right (henceforth, EPR), Muller and Mendelsohn describe a(More)
Swift for helpful comments on an earlier draft. We are also very grateful to the researchers and government officials who generously responded to our appeals for case study information. Of course, any remaining errors are the authors' responsibility. Abstract This study compares ex ante estimates of the direct costs of individual environmental and(More)
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