• Published 2018

The Effect of Indoor Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance: Evidence from the UK

@inproceedings{Roth2018TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Indoor Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance: Evidence from the UK},
  author={Sefi Roth},
  year={2018}
}
Mental acuity is essential to most white-collar jobs and possibly associated with indoor air quality. I examine this potential link using a unique data set on indoor air pollution exposure and final examination results from a British university. To account for potential confounders, I exploit the panel structure of the data to estimate models with subject and student fixed effects. I find that exposure to elevated levels of indoor particulate matter (PM10) has a statistically and economically… CONTINUE READING

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