Would Stronger Seat Belt Laws Reduce Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths?: A Semi-Bayesian Analysis

BACKGROUND: For policy questions where substantial empirical background information exists, conventional frequentist policy analysis is hard to justify. Bayesian analysis quantitatively incorporates prior knowledge, but is not often used in applied …

Challenges, advantages, and limitations of quasi-experimental approaches to evaluate interventions on health inequalities

Kickoff lecture for 'Smarter Choices' launch event.

Beijing Household Energy Transitions

Health and air pollution impacts of household energy transitions

Primary Enforcement of Mandatory Seat Belt Laws and Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths

INTRODUCTION: Policies that allow directly citing motorists for seat belt non-use (primary enforcement) have been shown to reduce motor vehicle crash deaths relative to secondary enforcement, but the evidence base is dated and does not account for …