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Sanitation and Infant mortality externalities paper on fivethirtyeight

Written by Michael Geruso on May 27th, 2015

This week, FiveThirtyEight blog highlighted a newly-released working paper by Dean Spears and I. The paper, now posted as part of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s working paper series, studies the infant mortality externalities of poor sanitation. The paper, “Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality,” can be downloaded at no cost from the Social Science Research Network.