Policy Modelling

The Measurement and Modelling working group focuses on developing and implementing protocols for measurement of urban environmental features and exposures, with a focus on air quality, noise, transportation mode and safety, and housing. In addition, the group works on acquiring data for modelling and on applying models to characterize baseline status of environmental exposures and the impacts of specific policy scenarios, to cities in the Pathways project. Using our collective experiences in London and Vancouver, work to date has largely focused on development of methods for air pollution, noise and transportation characterization in Accra which can then be applied in other Pathways cities where existing data are lacking.

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Clark SN; Bennett JE; Arku RE; Hill AG; Fink G; Adanu M; Biritwum RB; Darko R; Bawah A; Duda RB; Ezzati M

Small area variations and factors associated with blood pressure and body-mass index in adult women in Accra, Ghana: Bayesian spatial analysis of a representative population survey and census data Journal Article

PLoS Medicine, 18 (11), pp. e1003850, 2021.

Rashid T; Bennett JE; Paciorek CJ; Doyle Y; Pearson-Stuttard J; Flaxman S; Fecht D; Toledano MB; Li G; Daby HI; Johnson E; Davies B; Ezzati M

Life expectancy and risk of death in 6791 communities in England from 2002 to 2019: high-resolution spatiotemporal analysis of civil registration data Journal Article

Lancet Public Health, 6 (11), pp. e805-e816, 2021.

Yu J; Dwyer-Lindgren L; Bennett J; Ezzati M; Gustafson P; Tran M; Brauer M

A spatiotemporal analysis of inequalities in life expectancy and 20 causes of mortality in sub-neighbourhoods of Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1990–2016 Journal Article

Health and Place, 72 , pp. 102692, 2021.

Kanagasabai T; Xie W; Yan L; Zhao L; Carter E; Guo D; Daskalopoulou SS; Chan Q; Elliott P; Ezzati M; Yang X; Xie G; Kelly F; Wu Y; Baumgartner J

Household air pollution and blood pressure, vascular damage and sub-clinical indicators of cardiovascular disease in older Chinese adults Journal Article

American Journal of Hypertension, pp. hpab141, 2021.

Urme SA; Radia MA; Alam R; Chowdhury MU; Hasan S; Ahmed S; Sara HH; Islam MS; Jerin DT; Hema PS; Rahman M; Islam AKMM; Hasan MT; Quayyum Z

Dhaka landfill waste practices: addressing urban pollution and health hazards Journal Article

Building and Cities, 2 (1), pp. 700–716, 2021.

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