Environmental Economics

Benefits of Preserving Cultural Materials from Damages Associated with Acidic Deposition

The report evaluates the applicability of various economic benefit methodologies to quantification of air pollution damages, especially acidic and particulate deposition, contributing to the erosion and soiling of a wide variety of cultural and historical structures. Benefit case studies were conducted to quantify the damages to outdoor art, historical buildings, and gravestones in Massachusetts.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference - Contingent Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Travel Cost
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Resource/Environmental Harms
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Tropospheric
    Authors:
    Charles River Associates Inc.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Geographic Area:
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Stockbridge (MA)
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application
    Inventory Record #: EE-0372
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Charles River Associates Inc.Address: 200 Clarendon Street
    City: Boston State: MA ZIP: 02116
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation, Office of Policy Analysis, Benefits StaffAddress:
    City: State: ZIP:
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Draft
    Date:
    12/01/1983
    Number of Pages:
    63
    Comment:
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