THE INFLUENCE OF WETLAND TYPE AND WETLAND PROXIMITY ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY VALUES

Using detailed residential housing and wetland location data, we determine relative preferences for proximity to four broad classes of wetlands, as expressed through housing values. Implicit prices for proximity to open-water and scrub-shrub wetlands are relatively higher than those for emergent-vegetation and forested wetlands.


Issue Date:
1996-07
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/30992
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 21, Number 1
Page range:
120-129
Total Pages:
10




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