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Geostatistical Air Pollution Indexes in Spatial Hedonic Models: The case of Madrid, Spain

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  • Gema Fernandez-Aviles

    () (University of Castilla-La Mancha)

  • Roman Minguez

    () (University of Castilla-La Mancha)

  • Jose-Maria Montero

    () (University of Castilla-La Mancha)

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Recent work has shown how spatial econometrics can be applied to a housingvalue hedonic equation that includes air pollution variables. In this paper we propose a Spatial Durbin Model that incorporates an Air Pollution Index, instead of one or two pollution variables, and considers spatial and non-spatial endogeneity jointly. We do, however, assume both possibilities for the index: exogenous and endogenous. Unlike most empirical studies in the literature, we have focused our empirical analysis on a European city, Madrid. In order to do so, we constructed a massive data base in 2009 that includes almost 12,000 dwellings.

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  • Gema Fernandez-Aviles & Roman Minguez & Jose-Maria Montero, 2012. "Geostatistical Air Pollution Indexes in Spatial Hedonic Models: The case of Madrid, Spain," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 34(2), pages 243-274.
  • Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:34:n:2:2012:p:243-274
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    1. Mussa, Abeba & Nwaogu, Uwaoma G. & Pozo, Susan, 2017. "Immigration and housing: A spatial econometric analysis," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 13-25.
    2. Qin Fan & J. Andrew Hansz & Xiaoming Yang, 2016. "The Pricing Effects of Open Space Amenities," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 52(3), pages 244-271, April.
    3. Masha Maslianskaia-Pautrel & Catherine Baumont pba148, 2016. "The nature and impacts of environmental spillovers on housing prices: A spatial hedonic analysis," Working Papers 2016.04, FAERE - French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
    4. Laureti, Tiziana & Montero, José-María & Fernández-Avilés, Gema, 2014. "A local scale analysis on influencing factors of NOx emissions: Evidence from the Community of Madrid, Spain," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 557-568.
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