The Effect of Pollution alerts on labour supply intensive margin (Females by formality)

The unequal effect of pollution exposure on labour supply across gender

This paper studies the effects of air pollution on labour supply by gender in Mexico City. We differentiate between the health, income and policy effect. We find where most female and formal workers are able to reduce their hours of work, informal female workers may have no alternatives. Female informal workers have the highest increase in minutes of work during the peak pollution days. Ongoing work

February 2023 · Hector Rufrancos, Cecilia Poggi, Eva-Maria Egger, Antonia Schwarz, Mirko Moro