The Economic Effects of Shoreline Change on Housing Prices in Coastal Massachusetts.

Au, Donna.

Abstract: Using data on housing characteristics for homes sold between 2000 and 2010 in the towns of Duxbury, Marshfield, and Plymouth, as well as environmental data extracted from MassGIS, this study uses a hedonic pricing model to capture and value the risk of living near the coast in dollar terms. Distance between home and beach, elevation difference between home and beach, and the shoreline er... read more

Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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