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Building an environmental quality index for a big city: a spatial interpolation approach combined with a distance indicator

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  • José-María Montero
  • Coro Chasco

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  • Beatriz Larraz

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Volume (Year): 12 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 435-459

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jgeosy:v:12:y:2010:i:4:p:435-459

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Keywords: Environmental index; Air pollution; Noise; Subjective expectations; Kriging; Distance indicators; C21; C43; Q53;

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  1. Mishra, SK & Kumar, Binod, 2012. "Disparities in Globalization of the World Economies," MPRA Paper 41936, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Román Mínguez & José-María Montero & Gema Fernández-Avilés, 2013. "Measuring the impact of pollution on property prices in Madrid: objective versus subjective pollution indicators in spatial models," Journal of Geographical Systems, Springer, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 169-191, April.
  3. Nayak, Purusottam & Mishra, SK, 2012. "Efficiency of Pena’s P2 Distance in Construction of Human Development Indices," MPRA Paper 39022, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Santanu Ray, 2014. "An Index of Maternal and Child Healthcare Status in India: Measuring Inter- and Intra-State Variations from Capability Perspectives," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 117(1), pages 195-207, May.
  5. Ángeles Sánchez-Domínguez & Maria J. Ruiz Martos, 2013. "Europe 2020 strategy: a strategy for which type of growth?," ThE Papers 13/11, Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada..
  6. Montero, José-María & Fernández-Avilés , Gema & Mínguez, Román, 2011. "Spatial Hedonic Pricing Models for Testing the Adequacy of Acoustic Areas in Madrid, Spain," Investigaciones Regionales, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, issue 21, pages 157-181.

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