Assessment of External Costs: How and Why?
This chapter first list the various externalities generated by transport emphasizing the importance of transport nuisances assessment and monetarization. It further presents the general methods of valuing externalities, direct methods of costs of damages and indirect methods of willingness to pay or to receive, that is “revealed preference methods” based on surrogate markets and “stated preference methods” based on surveys. For each external effect, the valuation approaches used are described. The results of various studies made in Europe in this field are compared.
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ElsevierLinacre House, Jordan Hill
Oxford, United Kingdom OX2 8DP
- Domergue, Philippe
- Quinet, Emile
- Publication Date: 2007
- Media Type: Print
- Edition: First
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: pp 123-141
- Monograph Title: Threats from Car Traffic to the Quality of Urban Life: Problems, Causes, and Solutions
- TRT Terms: Assessments; Externalities; Field tests; Public transit; Transit operating agencies
- Uncontrolled Terms: External costs; Willingness to pay
- Geographic Terms: Europe
- Subject Areas: Finance; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation;
- Accession Number: 01076745
- Record Type: Publication
- ISBN: 9780080448534
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 4 2007 11:00AM