Date of Award

Spring 2021

Degree Type

Restricted to Claremont Colleges Dissertation

Degree Name

Economics, PhD

Advisor/Supervisor/Committee Chair

Deborah Freund

Dissertation or Thesis Committee Member

Thomas J. Kneisner

Dissertation or Thesis Committee Member

Nicole Gatto

Dissertation or Thesis Committee Member

Alex Hollingsworth

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This dissertation is composed of three unrelated chapters, all of which are on different topics. Chapter 1 : The Effect of Wind Speed and Particulate Matter to the Emergency Depart- ment of King Fahad Central Hospital in the Jazan Region of Saudi Arabia by Those Suffering from Asthma. Chapter 2 : The Effect of Gasoline. Chapter 3 : The Effect of Dust and Sand Storms on Asthma, Pneumonia, Cardiovascular Disease, and Upper Respiratory Disease: Primary Health Care Visits in Jazan, Saudi Arabia Prices on Road Fatalities in Saudi Arabia