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Une méta-analyse de l’évaluation économique des dommages sanitaires attribués à la pollution atmosphérique

  • Gastineau, Pascal


  • Manière, Dorothée

    (EDF, chargée de mission Action locale et environnement)

  • Rotillon, Gilles


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    The purpose of this paper is to describe the research method of meta-analysis and to use meta-analytical techniques to observe contextual and methodological constraints which are as many sources of divergences between the estimates of health costs of air pollution. Indeed, meta-analysis is a research method to summarize, evaluate and analyse previously obtained research results. Although it has been first employed for medical sciences, it is increasingly used in economics as a complement to a state of the art literature review. La monétarisation des externalités environnementales s’est considérablement développée ces dernières années. Dans le domaine de l’évaluation des dommages sanitaires attribués à la pollution atmosphérique, diverses méthodes ont été employées. À partir de l’ensemble des résultats, il est intéressant d’essayer d’établir une relation entre valeur obtenue et méthode utilisée.

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    Article provided by Société Canadienne de Science Economique in its journal L'Actualité économique.

    Volume (Year): 83 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 (mars)
    Pages: 5-36

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    Handle: RePEc:ris:actuec:v:83:y:2007:i:1:p:5-36
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