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Title: The law and the economics of noise nuisance: The Singapore experience
Authors: Quah, E. 
Chun, J.
Issue Date: 1992
Citation: Quah, E., Chun, J. (1992). The law and the economics of noise nuisance: The Singapore experience. Journal of Environmental Law 4 (2) : 203-219. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine the social cost of noise from the perspective of Singapore. On a broader issue, the paper also seeks to examine if the legislature and the courts have, in trying to determine the optimum noise-activity level, made efficient choices. That is, whether the noise-level permitted strikes a correct balance between the necessity of noise-making activities and the desire for quietude. The economics of noise damages, and its inherent difficulties in quantification and valuation are also surveyed. © 1992 Oxford University Press.
Source Title: Journal of Environmental Law
ISSN: 09528873
DOI: 10.1093/jel/4.2.203
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