Experiences of Economic Valuation Applied to Air Quality and Pollultion Management: Examples of Experiences, Political Implications and Application in a Regional Context.
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This presentation was commissioned by the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the III Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on March 9th and 10th, 2004. Latin American cities have high rates of air pollution, mainly particulate matter. There is no doubt that air pollution produces high concentrations of harmful effects, but recent evidence shows that these harmful effects are produced at relatively low rates.