No time to lose: time constraints and physical activity in the production of health

TitleNo time to lose: time constraints and physical activity in the production of health
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsMullahy, J., & Robert S. A.
JournalReview of Economics of the Household
Volume8
Issue4
Pagination409 - 432
Date Published12/2010
ISSN1573-7152
Keywordshealth, physical activity, time constraints
AbstractThis note shows that the assumptions about the abatement technology modify the impact of the environmental taxation on the long-run growth driven by human capital accumulation à la Lucas (1988), when lifetime is finite. Whereas no impact of the environmental policy on long-run growth is found when pollution originates from final output and abatement is an activity requiring final output to reduce net emissions, this note demonstrates that a tighter environmental tax enhances human capital accumulation when it is assumed that abatement services are produced with physical capital.
URLhttp://ideas.repec.org/p/nbr/nberwo/14513.html
DOI10.1007/s11150-010-9091-4
Short TitleRev Econ Household

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