Economic Impact of Environmental Health Risks on House Values in Southeast Region: A County-Level Analysis
24 Pages Posted: 10 Nov 2005 Last revised: 21 Jun 2014
Date Written: 2005
A simultaneous model of house values, cancer mortality and total releases is simultaneously estimated to study effects of environmental health risks. Environmental health risks include county level total releases, number of Superfund sites and cancer mortality in Southeastern U.S. Benefits of Superfund cleanup and reduced releases are also estimated.
Keywords: Hedonic price model, environmental health risks, toxic chemical releases
JEL Classification: N50, I12
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation