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Transport-related health effects with a particular focus on children : towards an integrated assessment of their costs and benefits; state of the art knowledge, methodological aspects and policy directions. Topic report: Economic valuation. Final report

Publication details: Stockholm Swedish Institute for Transport and Communications, 2004; Analysis, SIKA, ; UNECE/WHO Transport, Health and Environment, ; Pan-European Programme, the PEP, Description: 51 sSubject(s): Online resources: Bibl.nr: VTI 2004.0590Location: Abstract: This report presents the results from the Stockholm Workshop that was held on 12 - 13 June 2003. The workshop is part of the workshop series on Transport Related Health Impacts, Costs and Benefits with a Particular Focus on Children. This workshop series is a cooperation between Austria, Switzerland, France, Sweden, The Netherlands and Malta. The series of workshops is a contribution to the implementation of the UNECE - WHO Transport Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (PEP). The outcome of the workshops is also intended to provide input to the Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health The Future of our Children in Budapest 2004, CEHAPE and WHO guidelines for economic valuation of transport related health effects and their internalization. The main purposes of the Stockholm workshop were to present an overview of different methods used for economic valuation of health effects due to transport, to compare and discuss their advantages and shortcomings, and to discuss the possibilities of implementation in different countries, with particular reference to the economic valuation issue and harmonization aspects.
Item type: Reports, conferences, monographs
Holdings: VTI 2004.0590

This report presents the results from the Stockholm Workshop that was held on 12 - 13 June 2003. The workshop is part of the workshop series on Transport Related Health Impacts, Costs and Benefits with a Particular Focus on Children. This workshop series is a cooperation between Austria, Switzerland, France, Sweden, The Netherlands and Malta. The series of workshops is a contribution to the implementation of the UNECE - WHO Transport Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (PEP). The outcome of the workshops is also intended to provide input to the Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health The Future of our Children in Budapest 2004, CEHAPE and WHO guidelines for economic valuation of transport related health effects and their internalization. The main purposes of the Stockholm workshop were to present an overview of different methods used for economic valuation of health effects due to transport, to compare and discuss their advantages and shortcomings, and to discuss the possibilities of implementation in different countries, with particular reference to the economic valuation issue and harmonization aspects.

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