The Welfare Economics of Land Use Planning
AbstractThis paper presents an empirical methodology for the evaluation of the beneÃžts and costs of land use planning. The technique is applied in the context of the Town and Country Planning System of the UK, and examines the gross and net beneÃžts of land use regulation and their distribution across income groups. The results show that the welfare and distributional impacts can be large.
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