The Value of a Healthy Home: Lead Paint Remediation and Housing Values

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Billings, Stephen B.; Schnepel, Kevin T.;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Subject: Q51 | Q52 | Q58 | R21 | R23 | R31 | I18 | lead paint exposure | lead hazard remediation | value of environmental health risk | urban environmental health
    • ddc: ddc:330

The presence of lead paint significantly impairs cognitive and behavioral development, yet little is known about the value to households of avoiding this residence-specific environmental health risk. In this paper, we estimate the benefits of lead-paint remediation on h... View more
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