October, 2004

Did Federal Regulations Clean the Air? An Econometric Analysis of …

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In this working paper, Eileen Norcross tests econometrically the assertion that federal regulations have led to an improvement in air quality. While not a definitive assessment, her findings suggest that regulations sometimes, but not always, affect air quality.

The ideas presented in this research are the author's and do not represent official positions of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University