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Negative Externalities: Air pollution 'link to stroke risk'

Negative Externalities: Air pollution 'link to stroke risk' | Econ 1 | Scoop.it
Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of stroke, a large global study in the British Medical Journal suggests.

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joshua23's curator insight, October 6, 2016 5:22 PM

Exhaust from cars is known to cause negative externalities such as pollution. But new research has shown that the pollution has negative externalities like increasing the risk of strokes

 

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Demerit Goods: Processed meats do cause cancer

Demerit Goods: Processed meats do cause cancer | Econ 1 | Scoop.it
Processed meats - such as bacon and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization.

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Esme's curator insight, November 16, 2015 4:14 AM
The market for the meat will be using less resources as the cancer scare will discourage people to buy the meat therefore leading to a decrease in demand of the meat, meaning less resources will be used for thus market. As they are encouraging people not to eat as much meet this will decrease the demand for it, meaning there should be a less resources being put in for this market as otherwise there would be more supply than demand Government policy suggest they should subsidise the meat with more Rich foods such as fibre fruit and vegetables to enrich their bodies and decrease the risk of cancer.