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Exposure to Environmental Urban Noise Pollution in Birmingham, UK

In: The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy


  • Julii S. Brainard
  • Andrew P. Jones
  • Ian J. Bateman


This publication is a milestone in the analysis of the distributional impacts of environmental policy, building upon existing literature to simultaneously examine disparities in the distribution of environmental impacts and in the distribution of financial effects amongst households.

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  • Julii S. Brainard & Andrew P. Jones & Ian J. Bateman, 2006. "Exposure to Environmental Urban Noise Pollution in Birmingham, UK," Chapters, in: Ysé Serret & Nick Johnstone (ed.), The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy, chapter 6, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:3800_6

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