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dc.contributor.authorFolgerø, Ingrid Kristine
dc.contributor.authorHarding, Torfinn
dc.contributor.authorWestby, Benjamin S.
dc.description.abstractThis paper studies the impact of speed limits on local air pollution, using a series of datespecific speed limit reductions in Oslo over the 2004-2015 period. We find that lowering the speed limit from 80 to 60 km/h reduces travel speed by 5.8 km/h, but we find no effect on local air pollution. A conservative cost–benefit calculation suggests a net social loss from the speed limit reductions of 0.52 billion USD each year. Our findings imply that policy makers need to consider other actions than speed limit reductions to improve local air quality.nb_NO
dc.publisherInstitutt for samfunnsøkonomi, NHHnb_NO
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDP SAM;12/2017
dc.subjectTemporary speed limit, air pollution, travel time, cost-benefit, regression discontinuity designnb_NO
dc.titleGoing Fast or Going Green? Evidence from Environmental Speed Limits in Norwaynb_NO
dc.typeWorking papernb_NO
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200nb_NO

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