Thursday, April 30 / 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM   •   Aqua Salon D

Session 86:
Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective

Chair: Dora L. Costa, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Neil Cummins, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  1. The Impact of Industrial Pollution on City Growth: Lessons from the "Dark Satanic Mills"Walker Hanlon, University of California, Los Angeles

  2. Watersheds in Infant Mortality: Massachusetts, 1880 to 1915Marcella Alsan, Stanford University ; Claudia Goldin, Harvard University

  3. Benefits and Costs of Electricity in Pre-Clean Air Act United StatesKaren Clay, Carnegie Mellon University ; Joshua Lewis, Université de Montréal ; Edson Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University

  4. Infant Mortality Decline in Bavaria: Sanitary Improvement and Inequality in Munich, 1825-1909John Brown, Clark University ; Timothy Guinnane, Yale University

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