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Economic benefits of remediating the Sheboygan River, Wisconsin Area of Concern

Braden, John B; Won, DooHwan; Taylor, Laura O.; Mays, Nicole; Cangelosi, Allegra; Patunru, Arianto


This study estimates the economic benefits of remediation in the Sheboygan River, WI Area of Concern (AOC) using two distinct empirical methods. The methodology parallels that described by Braden et al. (2008). The results are mixed. Using hedonic analysis of property sales, for owner-occupied homes within a 5-mile radius of the Sheboygan River AOC, the overall estimated loss of value is $158 million (8% of market value). Of this total, only $49 million in losses for homes closest to the upper...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Great Lakes Research
DOI: 10.3394/0380-1330-34.4.649


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