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The Risks of Nuclear Disaster and Its Impact on Housing Prices

Michihito Ando, Matz Dahlberg () and Gustav Engström ()
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Matz Dahlberg: Department of Economics, Postal: Uppsala University, P.O. Box 513, SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden
Gustav Engström: The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, Postal: the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

No 2017:2, Working Paper Series from Uppsala University, Department of Economics

Abstract: Using a data set on housing sales transactions we explore the potential effect of the Fukushima disaster on housing prices in Sweden. In contrast to most earlier findings in other countries we do not find any disproportionate effect from the Fukushima disaster on housing prices in vicinity of nuclear power plants in Sweden.

Keywords: Fukushima; Nuclear accident; housing price; difference-indifferences (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q51 Q53 R21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ene, nep-env, nep-pay, nep-reg and nep-ure
Date: 2017-02-10
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