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Wednesday, April 22 • 9:40am - 10:00am
Asheville Walkability Analysis: A Hedonic Pricing Model

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Given that numerous studies have shown the social and health benefits of walking, it makes sense for walkable locations to be more desirable. One way of measuring a location’s walkability is by its Walk Score, a numerical value generated by a website of the same name. Walk Score uses a rating system from 0 to 100 where higher scores denote a more walkable location. This study generates a hedonic pricing model for houses in Asheville with Walk Score as a potential factor. The major finding of this study is the impact that walkability, as interpreted through Walk Score, has on property values in Asheville.


Wednesday April 22, 2015 9:40am - 10:00am PDT
016 Karpen Hall

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