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Estimating the Social Cost of Non-CO2 GHG Emissions: Methane and Nitrous Oxide

Abstract: Many estimates of the social cost of CO2 emissions (SCCO2) can be found in the climate economics literature. However, to date far fewer estimates of the social costs of other greenhouse gases have been published, and many of those that are ava… more »

Application of a value-based equivalency method to assess environmental damage compensation under the European Environmental Liability Directive

Abstract: The Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) establishes a framework of liability based on the ‘polluter-pays’ principle to prevent and remedy environmental damage. The ELD requires the testing of appropriate equivalency methods to assess the s… more »

Improving the recreational value of Ireland's coastal resources: A contingent behavioural application

Abstract: This paper measures willingness to pay (WTP) for public access to additional beach area and trail improvements to a coastal recreational site in the west of Ireland. The Contingent Behaviour model is used to measure the increased number of tri… more »

Spatial planning procedures and property prices: The role of expectations

Abstract: The objective of this paper is to show if, and to what extent, spatial planning procedures affect residential property prices. To answer this question we used data on residential property prices from an area in the Netherlands called Midden-De… more »