Measuring marginal values of noise disturbance from air traffic: Does the time of the day matter?
This paper analyzes the marginal willingness to pay for changes in noise levels related to changes in the volume of flight movements at a city airport in Stockholm, Sweden,by using a choice experiment. When estimating marginal willingness to pay for different times of the day and days of the week, we find that these vary with the temporal dimensions: mornings and evenings have higher marginal values. Interestingly, a substantial proportion of the respondents prefer no changes in the current noise level. The paper concludes with a policy discussion related to incentivebased pricing.
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|Date of creation:||18 Feb 2004|
|Publication status:||Published in Transportation Research Part D 9, 2004, pages 373-385.|
|Note:||Published in Transportation Research Part D 9, 2004, Vol. 9, pp. 373-385.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Box 640, SE 405 30 GÖTEBORG, Sweden|
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