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dc.contributor.author Timmins, C
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-09T15:42:10Z
dc.date.issued 2007-02-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Regional Science, 2007, 47 (1), pp. 1 - 25
dc.identifier.issn 0022-4146
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2036
dc.description.abstract This paper presents an empirical technique for valuing large changes in nonmarketed local attributes (e.g., climate amenities) without data describing prices of locally traded commodities like housing. A model of endogenous sorting is used to identify individuals' indirect utility functions, from which the value of the change in the local attribute is recovered while accounting for equilibrium impacts on markets for labor and locally traded commodities. Annual amenity costs of Brazilian climate change are estimated to be between $1.6 and $8.1 billion for a moderate climate change scenario, depending upon the role of migration costs. © Blackwell Publishing, Inc. 2007.
dc.format.extent 1 - 25
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Regional Science
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1111/j.1467-9787.2007.00497.x
dc.title If you cannot take the heat, get out of the cerrado... Recovering the equilibrium amenity cost of nonmarginal climate change in Brazil
dc.type Journal Article
dc.department Economics
pubs.issue 1
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Institutes and Provost's Academic Units
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Institutes and Provost's Academic Units/Initiatives
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Institutes and Provost's Academic Units/Initiatives/Energy Initiative
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Nicholas School of the Environment
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Nicholas School of the Environment/Environmental Sciences and Policy
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Economics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 47
dc.identifier.eissn 1467-9787

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