Shale Gas Development and Housing Value in the United Kingdom: Impact of the 13th Onshore Licensing, 2008
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While shale gas is a prospective energy source, it is known to bring environmental deficits to the drilling neighborhood. Because of such concerns, property values fluctuate upon the possibility of shale gas fracturing. This paper examines the change in housing prices before and after the release of the 13th onshore oil and gas licensing round, which took place in 2008 when shale gas was increasingly being considered as the alternative to ease the United Kingdom’s dependency on coal. Results suggest that the 2008 licensing has caused a 3% decrease in housing price growth rate for the licensed areas.
CitationLho, Esther (2015). Shale Gas Development and Housing Value in the United Kingdom: Impact of the 13th Onshore Licensing, 2008. Honors thesis, Duke University. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/9588.
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