The Economics of Expressway Noise Pollution Abatement.

by Roger J. Vaughan, L. Huckins

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Uses changes in residential property prices in the city of Chicago to estimate the benefits of vehicle noise abatement policies. Total noise damages are estimated as well as the benefits from a number of abatement policies. The costs of these policies are compared with their benefits. A number of ways of implementing vehicle noise control strategies are discussed. 122 pp. Bibliog.

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