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Bayesian Longitudinal Causal Inference in the Analysis of the Public Health Impact of Pollutant Emissions

  title={Bayesian Longitudinal Causal Inference in the Analysis of the Public Health Impact of Pollutant Emissions},
  author={Chanmin Kim and Corwin M Zigler and Michael J. Daniels and Christine Choirat and Jason A Roy},
  journal={arXiv: Methodology},
Pollutant emissions from coal-burning power plants have been deemed to adversely impact ambient air quality and public health conditions. Despite the noticeable reduction in emissions and the improvement of air quality since the Clean Air Act (CAA) became the law, the public-health benefits from changes in emissions have not been widely evaluated yet. In terms of the chain of accountability (HEI Accountability Working Group, 2003), the link between pollutant emissions from the power plants (SO2… 
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