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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    • Abstract reprinted with permission from Elsevier.
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    Linacre House, Jordan Hill
    Oxford,   United Kingdom  OX2 8DP
  • Authors:
    • Domergue, Philippe
    • Quinet, Emile
  • Publication Date: 2007


  • English

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  • 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

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  • Accession Number: 01076745
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780080448534
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 4 2007 11:00AM