Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Jul, 1988, Volume 56, Issue 4

Hedonic Prices and the Benefits of Public Projects<981:HPATBO>2.0.CO;2-W
p. 981-989

Yoshitsugu Kanemoto

Scotchmer has shown that, even if the population is homogeneous, hedonic prices do not correctly measure long-run benefits of a large public project. This paper examines the direction of errors caused by the use of cross-sectional land rent differentials in benefit estimation. The short-run benefits with fixed lot size are also considered.

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